Article - 19 Dec 2003
Textiles used for healthcare, home furnishings, carpets, filtration and clothing can often have advantages if treated to give them antimicrobial properties. Posted October 22 2003
News - 26 Sep 2015
Nanotechnology is taking its first steps. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart have developed a gold nanocylinder equipped with discrete DNA strands as...
News - 7 Jan 2015
An international team of researchers has developed a drug delivery technique that utilizes graphene strips as “flying carpets” to deliver two anticancer drugs sequentially to cancer cells,...
News - 30 Jul 2013
Broken bones and joint replacements may someday heal faster, thanks to an unusual coating for medical implants under development at The Ohio State University.
Researchers here have found that...
News - 18 Jul 2013
Using carpets of aligned carbon nanotubes, researchers from Rice University and Sandia National Laboratories have created a solid-state electronic device that is hardwired to detect polarized light...
News - 31 Dec 2011
A novel method has been developed by a research team led by Thomas Bein, a Professor at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munchen (LMU), and Dr. Markus Lackinger from the Technische Universitat...
News - 6 Sep 2010
Unlike most biological membranes, polymeric, nanometer-thin membranes are very stable and can withstand considerable pressure.
This is an essential requirements for separation processes such as in...
News - 12 Nov 2009
Scientists and curiosity seekers who want to know what a partially or completely cloaked object would look like in real life can now get their wish -- virtually. A team of researchers at the Karlsruhe...
News - 29 Jul 2009
With products that range from carpets to kites, you'd think Rice University chemist Bob Hauge was running a department store. What he's really running is a revolution in the world of carbon...
News - 26 Feb 2015
A biological structure in mammalian eyes has inspired a team headed by Silke Christiansen to design an inorganic counterpart for use in solar cells. With the help of conventional semiconductor...