Article - 3 Sep 2012
Transport fuels are one of the biggest sources of greenhouse gases globally. Nanoadditives in the fuels could help improve efficiency and reduce harmful emissions.
Article - 10 Jul 2006
Development of novel materials with the desired properties has a great impact on aerospace industries. Producing light weight structures with superior properties is the main objective of material...
Article - 25 Aug 2005
This article offers an understanding of what nanotechnology is all about by explaining how materials behave at nanoscale level. A definition of nanotechnology, an overview of the nanoscale dimensions,...
Article - 5 Apr 2005
Research has shown that the capacitance of Ruthenium oxide-containing electrochemical capacitors can be improved by producing nanocrystalline TixFeyRuzOn powders by ball milling. The structure of the...
Article - 18 Feb 2004
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have created a better thermal insulator by controlling material structure at the nanoscale. Posted February 12 2004
Article - 3 Feb 2004
Weizmann Institute scientists have created a new type of nanotube built of gold, silver and other nanoparticles. The tubes have unique electrical, optical and other properties, and may form the basis...
Article - 20 Nov 2003
A ceramic material reinforced with carbon nanotubes has been made by materials scientists at UC Davis. The new material is tougher than conventional ceramics, conducts electricity and heat and can act...
News - 13 Jan 2009
When cells are under stress, they blow off steam by releasing minute amounts of nitrogen oxides and other toxic gases. In a recent paper,* researchers at the National Institute of Standards and...
Article - 22 Sep 2006
AIST has obtained results which reverse the conventional wisdom that superconducting films formed by processes needing a vacuum atmosphere are of high performance but expensive, while superconducting...
News - 2 Jun 2009
Fast and affordable genome sequencing has moved a step closer with a new solid-state nanopore sensor being developed by researchers at the University of Illinois.
The nanopore sensor, made by...