Article - 18 Dec 2017
Tribological properties associated with wear, friction and lubrication are important to the implementation of many biomedical applications. Medicine now allows for the replacement of biological tissue...
News - 28 Apr 2014
In a significant step toward reducing the heavy toll of osteoarthritis around the world, scientists have created the first example of living human cartilage grown on a laboratory chip. The researchers...
News - 7 Apr 2011
A research team from the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI) has created atoms that can behave like charged particles speeded up by electric fields. The JQI is a joint venture of the National Institute of...
News - 11 Mar 2013
The first experimental observation of a quantum mechanical phenomenon that was predicted nearly 70 years ago holds important implications for the future of graphene-based electronic...
News - 24 Jan 2023
Heraeus Electronics returns to NEPCON Japan after two years of the pandemic. At the exhibition, which is scheduled to take place January 25-27, 2023, at The Tokyo Big Sight, Heraeus Electronics will...
News - 31 Oct 2008
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory has teamed with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and...
News - 24 Apr 2007
In Nebraska, research on nanoparticle sensors with sensitivity rivaling human fingers could give robots a delicate sense of touch. A computer-aided orthopedic surgical system could enable surgeons to...
News - 16 Jan 2019
It all begins with an ear. Removing the object molded like a human ear from the 3D printer, Empa researcher Michael Hausmann explained that: In viscous state cellulose nanocrystals can easily be...
News - 17 Aug 2010
Extra-hard coatings made from diamond-like carbon (DLC) extend the operating lifetime of tools and components.
In artificial joints, however, these coatings often fail because they detach. Empa...
Article - 4 Mar 2004
Symphotic TII Corporation has introduced a new Raman confocal microspectroscopy system, the “Nanofinder”. Posted November 25 2002