Article - 19 May 2005
Bionanotechnology is a result of the convergence of biotechnology and nanotechnology. The challenges associated with this field are discussed including the creation of materials and devices designed...
Article - 17 Jun 2004
The unique properties of buckytubes can be attributed in part to their structure. The structure of these materials, naming conventions and properties of different tube types are described. Buckytube...
Article - 17 Jun 2004
Buckytubes have potential applications in fields such as field emitters, conductive polymers, energy storage, molecular electronics, thermal materials, structural composites, fibres and fabrics,...
Article - 23 Sep 2003
It is the properties and structure of buckytubes and other fullerene materials that make them of interest. Electrical, thermal and mechanical properties are covered as are chemistry and molecular...
News - 14 Mar 2017
The nanotechnology and wireless electronics required for a new type of retinal prosthesis has been developed by engineers at the University of California San Diego and La Jolla-based startup...
News - 25 Sep 2013
Bio-ceramics (alumina and zirconia based ceramics) are widely used as femoral heads in total hip replacements (THR) as an alternative to metal devices. Unfortunately, the orthopaedic community...
News - 4 Nov 2010
Carnegie Mellon University's
Bone Tissue Engineering Center is working to help soldiers who have lost limbs
CMU's Jeffrey O. Hollinger, director of the center, and Professor...
News - 4 Feb 2010
Scientists and engineers at Lawrence
Livermore National Laboratory are now developing the electronics for a third-generation
artificial retina as part of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)...
VA Research is dedicated to restoring injured Veterans to their greatest possible functional capacity in their families, communities, and work places. For those who lost limbs from combat traumas or...
Article - 25 Jun 2007
Nanoscale analysis and nanoindenation applied in bones and other mineralized biological materials enable a new window into the fine details of mechanical behaviour at extremely small scales.