News - 1 Feb 2013
It would be a terrible thing if laboratories striving to grow graphene from carbon atoms kept winding up with big pesky diamonds.
“That would be trouble, cleaning out the diamonds so you...
News - 21 Oct 2008
Researchers are on the verge of unleashing the power of the element boron in a new generation of drugs and therapies, as decades of research begins to bear fruit. Boron has to date far been one of...
News - 5 Mar 2014
The National Nanotechnology Initiative defines nanotechnology as the understanding and control of matter at the nanoscale, at dimensions of approximately 1 and 100 nanometers, where unique phenomena...
News - 14 Jul 2014
The discovery 30 years ago of soccer-ball-shaped carbon molecules called buckyballs helped to spur an explosion of nanotechnology research. Now, there appears to be a new ball on the...
News - 16 Jul 2014
A three-dimensional porous nanostructure would have a balance of strength, toughness and ability to transfer heat that could benefit nanoelectronics, gas storage and composite materials that perform...
News - 28 Jan 2014
Researchers from Brown University have shown experimentally that a boron-based competitor to graphene is a very real possibility.
Graphene has been heralded as a wonder material. Made of a...
News - 21 Oct 2020
NUST MISIS material scientists have presented antibacterial nano-coatings based on boron nitride, which are highly effective against microbial pathogens (up to 99.99%). They can become a safe...
News - 26 Jun 2020
The discovery of carbon nanostructures like two-dimensional graphene and soccer ball-shaped buckyballs helped to launch a nanotechnology revolution.
In recent years, researchers from Brown...
News - 3 Jun 2020
Boron nitride nanotubes are anything but boring, according to Rice University scientists who have found a way to watch how they move in liquids.
The researchers' method to study the real-time...
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...