News - 5 Mar 2020
Researchers are slowly identifying innovative ways to extend Moore’s Law. One new way shows a path toward built-in circuits that have two-dimensional (2D) transistors.
Atoms of boron and...
News - 31 Oct 2019
At the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung in Mülheim an der Ruhr, chemists have identified a new method to synthesize a nanoparticle form of corundum by employing simple...
News - 16 Aug 2019
According to presumptions, developing a super-strong material from nano-scale building blocks requires the highest quality building blocks to start with. However, this is incorrect—at least when...
News - 13 Aug 2019
Although hexagonal-boron nitride (h-BN) is known to be tough, researchers at Rice University are making this material easier to get along with.
The two-dimensional (2D) h-BN is an insulating...
News - 29 Jun 2019
CU Boulder researchers have developed nanobio-hybrid organisms capable of using airborne carbon dioxide and nitrogen to produce a variety of plastics and fuels, a promising first step toward low-cost...
News - 12 Jun 2019
Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) have successfully produced nanobio-hybrid organisms that can use airborne nitrogen and carbon dioxide (CO2) to create a wide range of...
News - 11 Apr 2019
In 2014, following the isolation of two-dimensional phosphorene, which is the phosphorus equal of graphene, over 100 theoretical studies have projected that new and stimulating properties could...
News - 11 Feb 2019
Two years ago, when Hossein Robatjazi, a Rice University chemist and engineer, intended to combine a molecular sieve known as metal-organic framework (MOF) with a plasmonic aluminum nanoparticle, he...
News - 5 Apr 2018
Scientists from the Johns Hopkins have collaborated with researchers from three other universities to combine nearly eight different metals into single, uniformly mixed nanoparticles.
News - 16 Mar 2018
Dying hair repeatedly can irreparably harm the silky strands. This issue has been a huge drawback in the beauty industry for over a century.
Researchers from Northwestern University have used...