Article - 4 May 2004
Lou Schnur, a major shareholder of Altair Nanotechnologies, today called on Altair's directors to instruct management to immediately sell or mothball its chronically unprofitable mining operations and...
Article - 1 Apr 2004
CSIRO research has found unusual properties in ilmenite sand from the Murray Basin that could be harnessed to remove heavy metal and radioactive pollution from mine drainage, industrial waste streams,...
Article - 8 Mar 2004
University of Tokyo researchers have used a bacterial protein to encase cadmium sulfite nanoparticles. Posted June 5 2003
Article - 14 Nov 2003
Researchers at the University of Missouri-Rolla are using nano-sized glass microspheres to trace explosives back to their manufacturers and help law enforcement authorities thwart terrorists. Posted...
Article - 15 Jul 2006
A brief review of buckminsterfullerene is presented. Aspects such as the definition, discovery, production, properties, structure and applications are covered.
Article - 25 Aug 2005
As dendrimers offer manufacturers the prospect of making vast profits in a number of different industry areas, the race to register patents for dendrimers has been fierce. The story of how Dendritic...
Article - 24 Aug 2005
Dendrimers are three-dimensional, synthetic macromolecules with branching parts, formed using a fabrication process at the nanscale level. A definition and brief history of dendrimers, their use in...
Article - 12 Apr 2005
Testing of the world’s first commercial solid lubricant made using nanomaterials has found the oil to be non-toxic. The lubricant is based on nanospheres and nanotubes of inorganic compounds, whose...
Article - 23 Feb 2004
LG Chem Ltd., South Korea’s largest chemical company, has developed high-performance plastic containers using nanotechnology. Posted February 19 2004
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...