Article - 10 Aug 2004
In an attempt to create nanocomposites incorporating carbon nanotubes and diamond, scientists at Argonne National Laboratory created nanotubes with graphitic wings. Posted July 16th, 2004
News - 29 Apr 2013
A dramatic leap forward in the ability of scientists to study the structural states of macromolecules such as proteins and nanoparticles in solution has been achieved by a pair of researchers with...
Article - 31 Oct 2007
The increasing cleanliness of liquids and the decreasing critical particle size has caused a corresponding increase in particle counter capability and cost.
News - 26 Aug 2013
Cells are very good at protecting their precious contents — and as a result, it’s very difficult to penetrate their membrane walls to deliver drugs, nutrients or biosensors without...
News - 28 Sep 2009
Space environments can deliver a beating to spacecraft electronics. For decades,
satellites and other spacecraft have used bulky and expensive shielding to protect
News - 15 Jun 2015
Whether in the pages of H.G. Wells, the serial adventures of Flash Gordon, or that epic science fiction saga that is Star Wars, the appearance of laser beams—or rays or phasers or...
News - 24 Apr 2009
By way of the classical photoeffect, Einstein proved in 1905 that light also
has particle character. However, with extremely high light intensities, remarkable
things happen in the process....
News - 30 Aug 2008
A team of scientists from the Technische Universität Dresden (Germany)
and the ESRF in Grenoble (France)
has produced the image of an object at the highest resolution ever achieved...
News - 4 Dec 2013
X-rays transformed medicine a century ago by providing a noninvasive way to detect internal structures in the body. Still, they have limitations: X-rays cannot image the body’s soft tissues,...
News - 21 Nov 2013
An international team of researchers has synthesized a new material that stores an unusually large amount of hydrogen. Performing high-pressure X-ray studies at DESY's PETRA III and other light...