News - 11 Oct 2021
A versatile composite fabric has been developed by a research group at Northwestern University. The fabric has the potential to deactivate both biological threats, like the novel coronavirus...
News - 31 Aug 2021
There's no need to don uncomfortable smartwatches or chest straps to monitor your heart if your comfy shirt can do a better job.
That's the idea behind "smart clothing"...
News - 29 Jan 2021
For more than 15 years, researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas and their collaborators in the U.S., Australia, South Korea and China have fabricated artificial muscles by twisting and...
News - 20 Jan 2021
Carbon nanotube fibers are not nearly as strong as the nanotubes they contain, but Rice University researchers are working to close the gap.
A computational model by materials theorist Boris...
News - 19 Nov 2020
Forensic science experts at Flinders University are refining an innovative counter-terrorism technique that checks for environmental DNA in the dust on clothing, baggage, shoes or even a...
News - 16 Nov 2020
A study, commissioned by the EU Observatory for Nanomaterials (EUON), measured and analysed how citizens in Austria, Bulgaria, Finland, France and Poland perceive nanomaterials and their potential...
News - 13 Jul 2020
A team of scientists at the University of Vermont have invented a new tool--they call it a "nanocage"--that can catch and straighten out molecule-sized tangles of polymers.
Once a knotty...
News - 8 Jul 2020
Over the past few decades, medical technology seen various advances in terms of the scope and efficiency of implant devices. For example, developments in medical research have led to the emergence of...
News - 22 Jun 2020
In collaboration with various universities, Nanox has designed a fabric with silver microparticles incorporated on its surface and featuring the ability to disable the SARS-CoV-2 virus in laboratory...
News - 19 Jun 2020
New research on the two-dimensional (2D) material graphene has allowed researchers to create smart adaptive clothing which can lower the body temperature of the wearer in hot climates.
A team of...