News - 6 Feb 2019
The ‘wonder material’, which is made from carbon and was discovered in 2004, is hailed for many of its extraordinary characteristics including being stronger than steel, more conductive...
News - 22 Jan 2019
According to researchers from the Queen Mary University of London, the “wonder material” graphene shows extremely different properties in humid conditions.
Discovered in 2004,...
News - 20 Mar 2013
2012 continued to see major advances that were enabled by nanotechnology. In medicine in particular the delivery methods wrapped within nanoparticles have advanced many new and traditional drugs...
News - 28 Dec 2012
Scientists at Imperial College London are set to receive over £4.5 million of public funding to investigate how the 'super material' graphene can drive improvements in high-tech...
News - 4 Apr 2012
The UK's leading manufacturer of high purity single-wall carbon nanotubes Thomas Swan has announced a 4 year, £625K collaboration with the Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and...
News - 14 Feb 2011
EADS Innovation Works, the Group’s corporate research arm, is working with university researchers to find a new solid state storage system for hydrogen.
This technology would make it possible...
News - 3 Dec 2010
They are now Knight Commanders in the Order of the Netherlands Lion – the country's most prestigious award.
The academics, who won the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics for their discovery of...
News - 18 Oct 2010
Extracting drinking water from the sea to prepare for a world parched by climate change, and re-imagining aeroplane and ship hull designs for the best fuel efficiency, are two of the visionary...
News - 9 Jun 2010
The Royal Society awarded Professor Andre Geim the Hughes Medal for his revolutionary discovery of graphene, and explanation of its remarkable properties.
The director of the Manchester Centre for...
News - 23 Apr 2010
Biobanks, ocean monitoring, wind energy, and micro- and nanotechnology are being given a powerful boost in terms of research equipment. Four national research facilities were recently granted...