News - 14 Nov 2011
Engineers at NASA have developed a black material, which can absorb over 99% of the UV, visible, IR, and far-IR light that falls on it. The NASA team at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt,...
Article - 24 Jan 2013
Nanomaterials have begun to be widely used in environmental remediation, which is based on using highly reactive or absorbent nanomaterials to remove pollutants. The characteristics of these...
Some of the best scientific discoveries happen accidentally, and that's exactly what happened at Ohio's College of Wooster, where a project devoted to using nano-engineered glass powder to detect...
Article - 2 Jan 2004
The Defense Materials and Stores Research & Development Establishment (DMSRDE) in Kanpur has made a breakthrough in carbonaceous absorbents for used in devices to protection against nuclear,...
News - 30 Mar 2022
The fabrication of a solar-heated ink enhanced plant fiber sponge ([email protected]
) suitable for viscous ocean oil spill cleanup is the subject of recent research available as a pre-proof in the Journal of...
News - 2 Dec 2013
NIMS researchers in the Polymer Materials Unit, Advanced Key Technologies Division, developed a high-performance oil absorbent with the function to purify oil-contaminated water (e.g. water discharged...
Article - 2 Aug 2005
Nanomaterials and nanoparticles are being used in chemical synthesis, especially in the areas of catalysis, separations and remediation.
Article - 28 May 2015
Oil spills resulting from fuel transportation and drilling operation have a great impact on the environment besides causing a huge loss of energy resources. It is necessary to take an appropriate...
News - 28 Jun 2008
With rising energy prices and greater concern over global warming, compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) are having a successful run. Sales of the curlicue, energy-sipping bulbs, which previously had...
Article - 17 May 2006
Carbon nanotubes have a host of unique properties. These properties include high electrical conductivity, flexibility, elasticity and thermal conductivity.