News - 22 May 2014
When the English author Sir Francis Bacon wrote "The world's a bubble" in 1629, it's a safe bet he wasn't thinking about microfluidics. However, for a research team led by...
News - 21 Dec 2009
New results by scientists at Umeå University show that not only water but also alcohol solvents can be inserted to expand the structure of graphite oxide under high pressure conditions. The...
News - 9 Nov 2017
People coming in from the heat experience a comfortable feeling in air-conditioned buildings. However, the creation of this comfort comes at a cost to personal expenditure and the environment in the...
News - 25 Mar 2010
In a recent publication in the prestigious Journal of the Americam Chemical Society (JACS) Arturo Lopez Quintela and co-workers have demonstrated that Silver atomic quantum clusters (AgAQCs), with two...
News - 4 Apr 2017
An image of spectacular swirling graphene ink in alcohol, which can be used to print electrical circuits onto paper, has won the overall prize in a national science photography competition, organised...
News - 3 Sep 2010
Sugar, salt, alcohol and a little serendipity led a Northwestern University research team to discover a new class of nanostructures that could be used for gas storage and food and medical...
News - 21 Jan 2009
After announcing last April a method for growing exceptionally long, straight, numerous and well-aligned carbon cylinders only a few atoms thick, a Duke University-led team of chemists has now...
News - 25 Mar 2009
Vadym Mochalin, Senior Researcher, and Yury Gogotsi, Trustee Chair Professor of Materials Science + Engineering at Drexel University, have produced a strongly hydrophobic nanodiamond material that...
Article - 27 May 2008
This article looks at FAQ's about carbon nanotubes and their use in nanotechnology including how carbon nanotubes are made and their unique properties
News - 16 Jan 2013
The NIMS International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA) developed a supermolecular material which makes it possible to visualize the distribution of cesium on the surface of solids...