Article - 30 Mar 2005
Researchers have made carbon nanotubes (single and multi-walled) using a gaseous carbon-containing feedstock, combined with a catalyst on a magnesia particulate support. With high conductivity at low...
News - 31 Mar 2011
By Cameron Chai
Nanomagnets retain magnetic properties at very low temperatures. Kasper Steen Pedersen, chemistry student at the University of Copenhagen, has determined that molecular nanomagnet...
News - 28 May 2014
Researchers have announced the first ever method for controlling the growth of metal-crystals from single atoms.
Published in the journal Nature Communications and developed at the University of...
News - 8 Dec 2008
A precious metal which has never before been used in a clinical setting is
being developed as an anti-cancer agent by University
of Warwick researchers.
The metal, osmium, is closely related...
News - 13 Oct 2010
Alkenes, also known as olefins, are a class of organic molecules having at
least one double bond between adjacent carbon atoms (C=C). Carbon–carbon
double bonds are valuable because they...
Article - 15 Nov 2013
Until recently, X-Ray Energy Dispersive Spectroscopy (EDS) was used to perform very basic analysis of biological samples. Analysis often needed beam currents beyond the acceptable level and...
News - 1 Sep 2014
Tiny diamonds invisible to human eyes but confirmed by a powerful microscope at the University of Oregon are shining new light on the idea proposed in 2007 that a cosmic event — an exploding...
News - 28 Aug 2014
Most of North America's megafauna — mastodons, short-faced bears, giant ground sloths, saber-toothed cats and American camels and horses — disappeared close to 13,000 years ago at the...
News - 6 Oct 2010
An international team of scientists has discovered nanosize diamonds in the
Greenland ice sheet, according to a study presented in the Journal of Glaciology.
The diamonds, which number in the...
News - 13 Jul 2009
Nanostructured materials have garnered great interest worldwide due to their
unique size-dependent properties for chemical, electronic, structural, medical
and consumer applications....