Article - 27 Jun 2006
Much of the recent nanotechnology/nanomaterial hype has centred around carbon nanotubes, sometimes also referred to as buckytubes. This article looks at the amazing properties of this material,...
News - 24 Sep 2019
New research at the Queen Mary University of London shows that graphene is both a 3D material and a 2D material.
Understanding that it is a 3D material is crucial for appreciating its...
News - 13 Mar 2019
Paragraf, a recent spin-out company of the University of Cambridge, has begun the manufacture of graphene—a sheet of carbon with a thickness of just one atomic layer—of up to 8 inches (20...
News - 29 Jan 2019
One of the coolest scenes in the movie Avengers: Infinity War takes place when Iron Man switches on his nanotech armor and manipulates nanoparticles to generate the armor upon his skin. In fact,...
News - 16 May 2018
Jiaxing Huang from the Northwestern University is all set to reignite carbon nanotube study, and he plans to do so with a common chemical that was formerly used in household cleaners.
News - 2 Mar 2016
Among the first experiments at the National Synchrotron Light Source II—NSLS-II, a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facility located at DOE’s Brookhaven National...
News - 22 Jul 2014
A chemist in Syracuse University's College of Arts and Sciences has received a major grant to study the synthesis of stainless nanoparticles.
Mathew M. Maye, associate professor of chemistry,...
News - 25 Jul 2013
Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of North Carolina have demonstrated a new design for an instrument, a "instrumented nanoscale...
News - 8 Apr 2013
Genes from the family of bacteria that produce vinegar, Kombucha tea and nata de coco have become stars in a project — which scientists today said has reached an advanced stage — that...
News - 2 Feb 2011
Windshields that shed water so effectively that they don't need wipers. Ship hulls so slippery that they glide through the water more efficiently than ordinary hulls.
These are some of the...