Article - 31 May 2007
One of the most pressing environmental issues facing modern society is that of global warming and the reduction of greenhouse gases in the environment. Nanotechnology can be applied to a number of...
Article - 29 May 2007
This article looks at how nanotechnology is being used to reduce energy consumption in fields such as vehicle efficiency, vehicle power, nanocatalysts, lightbulbs, screens, monitors, insulation,...
News - 29 May 2009
An ultra-powerful laser can turn regular incandescent light bulbs into power-sippers,
say optics researchers at the University
of Rochester. The process could make a light as bright as a...
News - 12 Jan 2016
A team of scientists from MIT and Purdue University have developed an innovative technology that combines the warm look of conventional incandescent light bulbs with improved energy efficiency. This...
News - 16 Jun 2015
A team of researchers from Seoul National University (SNU), Columbia, and Korea Research Institute Standards and Science (KRISS) have, for the first time, demonstrated an on-chip visible light source...
News - 28 Jun 2008
With rising energy prices and greater concern over global warming, compact
fluorescent lamps (CFLs) are having a successful run. Sales of the curlicue,
energy-sipping bulbs, which previously...
News - 6 Dec 2012
Decking your home with holiday lights soon won’t include the hassle of burnt-out bulbs or broken strands.
Scientists at Wake Forest University have made a new kind of light from moldable plastic,...
News - 14 Dec 2008
In 2004, Gunter Oberdorster and colleagues demonstrated that upon inhalation, ultrafine particles, the dimensions of which are measured in nanometers, can move from the nasal passages of rodents to...
Article - 3 Jul 2015
James Baker, Business Director at the National Graphene Institute (NGI), talks to AZoNano.com about the successful commercialisation of graphene and the important role collaborative work between...
News - 3 Dec 2012
Say goodbye to that annoying buzz created by overhead fluorescent light bulbs in your office. Scientists at Wake Forest University have developed a flicker-free, shatterproof alternative for...