A research team has found that certain types of iron nanoparticles could be useful in cleaning up carbon tetrachloride contamination in groundwater, via the degradation process. The findings of this...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1161 | 6 Apr 2005
Nanosized versions of one of the oldest navigational instruments known, a magnetite compass needle, have been built by Frank Osterloh, associate professor of chemistry at UC Davis and graduate student...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=726 | 5 Apr 2004
A team of scientists from the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison have discovered deep in an abandoned iron mine a microbe that produces willowy crystalline...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=661 | 24 Mar 2004
Nanomaterials and nanoparticles are increasingly being used in magnetic fluids and in magnetic media applications. Present and future industry applications, processing methods, separation techniques,...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1340 | 2 Aug 2005
Nanomaterials and nanoparticles are increasingly being used in the medical and pharmaceutical sectors, especially in key market areas such as drug delivery and medical imaging. The ways in which...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1336 | 1 Aug 2005
New methods based on colloidal chemistry to control the size and shape of platinum particles could be used in many applications, especially industrial catalysis. New processing methods, superlattice...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1319 | 25 Jul 2005
Using the latest methods for nanofabrication, a team led by Rice
University physicists has discovered a surprising new
electronic property in one of the earliest-known and most-studied
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=5551 | 18 Dec 2007
By the time people began to look for viable routes on the ocean with the help of a compass needle in the 12th century, magnetic navigational aids had already long been in use by other living...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=28656 | 31 Oct 2013
Cooling systems generally rely on water pumped through pipes to remove unwanted heat. Now, researchers at MIT and in Australia have found a way of enhancing heat transfer in such systems by using...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=28811 | 20 Nov 2013
A new model facilitates predictions about how nanoparticles form and gives clues about how the process can be controlled.
Nanoparticles are versatile harbingers of hope: They can serve as...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=26720 | 27 Feb 2013