News - 15 Jul 2015
Rice University scientists are forging toward tunable carbon-capture materials with a new study that shows how chemical changes affect the abilities of enhanced buckyballs to confine greenhouse...
Article - 26 May 2005
Quantum dots which are highly luminescent can be used to help scientists monitor and visualise the interactions of multiple proteins or DNA sequences present in cells or tissues. This article offers...
News - 9 Oct 2015
A company formed to commercialize graphene research conducted at the University of Houston's Center for Advanced Materials has been listed on the Chinese stock exchange, an important step in the...
News - 8 Sep 2009
Researchers at the University of Potsdam, Germany, are using a Zetasizer Nano
ZS from Malvern
Instruments to measure the dimensions and stability of gold nanoparticles
smaller than 5 nm in...
News - 24 Sep 2013
Imagine an electronic display nearly as clear as a window, or a curtain that illuminates a room, or a smartphone screen that doubles in size, stretching like rubber. Now imagine all of these being...
News - 16 Mar 2009
The Polymer Chemistry Research Group at the University
of Helsinki has succeeded in producing nano-sized metallic copper particles.
When the size of particles is reduced to a nano-scale (one...
News - 1 Sep 2009
Gene therapy holds promise in the treatment of a myriad of diseases, including
cancer, heart disease and diabetes, among many others. However, developing a
scalable system for delivering...
News - 23 Dec 2010
The development of new electronic applications like thin-film solar panels, wearable displays and non-invasive biomedical devices, which require significant deformation to copy body movements, has...
News - 31 Aug 2015
Viruses are able to redirect the functioning of cells in order to infect them. Inspired by their mode of action, scientists from the CNRS and Université de Strasbourg have designed a...
News - 17 Mar 2009
Researchers at Rensselaer
Polytechnic Institute have developed a new technique for growing slimmer
copper nanorods, a key step for advancing integrated 3-D chip technology.