Article - 20 Jan 2006
Finely divided particulate materials are incorporated in objects everywhere. This article looks at how particle size is measured.
News - 17 Aug 2009
In a new approach to an effective "electronic tongue" that mimics human taste, scientists in Illinois are reporting development of a small, inexpensive, lab-on-a-chip sensor that quickly and...
News - 21 Jan 2009
The smallest mechanical switch plus an electronic switch of a type never seen before. That's how physicist Marius Trouwborst from the University of Groningen sums up the results of his PhD...
News - 23 Oct 2015
No larger than a pack of chewing gum, the prototype developed by EPFL's Integrated Systems Laboratory (LSI) is deceptively simple in appearance. But this little black case with two thin tubes...
News - 20 Mar 2019
The ecological bio-production of cellulose nanofibers and xylitol using altered yeast cells, from material produced by the paper sector has been realized by a team of Japanese researchers. This...
News - 11 Jan 2011
A few unassuming drops of liquid locked in a very precise game of "follow the leader" could one day be found in mobile phone cameras, medical imaging equipment, implantable drug delivery...
News - 12 Dec 2017
Academics at the University of Sydney will today called for the establishment of a national standards body to monitor the safety of nanomaterials commonly found in food, house paint, supplements and...
News - 27 Aug 2010
A Stanford mechanical engineer is using the biology of a gecko's sticky foot to create a robot that climbs. In the same way the small reptile can scale a wall of slick glass, the Stickybot can...
News - 2 Jul 2013
A chemical component present in the nightshade family of plants is one of the world’s most tenaciously addictive substances. It is the nicotine contained in tobacco and found in high...
Article - 27 May 2014
In this interview, Hugo Ramos, general manager of Fluidinova, talks to AZoNano about the benefits of using nanoHydroxyapatite and the industries that are using this material.