Article - 8 Apr 2010
Nanoporous carbons have long played a role in the areas associated with these Grand Challenges (e.g. purification of drinking water; capture of volatile organic compounds from industry; gas masks),...
Article - 21 Aug 2009
Nanotechnology is technology distinguished primarily by the scale at which it acts: one billionth of a metre, or one ten-thousandth the width of a human hair. In the simplest terms, nanotechnology is...
Article - 9 Mar 2007
Like the industrial revolution, which took almost 50 years to come to fruition, the impact of nanotechnology is likely to be gradual and almost evolutionary until we find ourselves in the midst of...
Article - 9 Dec 2005
To meet the demands of ultra-precision positioning and scanning, a series of precision positioning mechanisms have been developed by Queensgate Instruments. They combine piezoelectric and NanoSensor...
Article - 21 Jun 2005
A new facility is being built in Melbourne for the development of nanotechnology-based diagnostic devices.
Article - 6 May 2005
Liposomes are important new materials in the area of biotechnology, specifically drug development and cosmetics. The size of liposomes largely determines their properties. Applications, size effects...
Article - 21 Aug 2010
The new PInano XY and PInano XYZ low-profile piezo scanning stages are optimized for easy integration into high resolution microscopes.
Article - 12 Jul 2010
This article focuses on laboratory methods that are most often used in research and quality control applications.
Article - 14 Nov 2007
Nanotechnologies promise to be the foundation of the next industrial revolution. What role can they play in abating poverty and inequity in the world?
Article - 13 Sep 2006
Quantum Dots (QDs) have unique optical and electronic properties that make them suitable for breakthrough treatments such as the detection and destruction of cancer cells.