Article - 19 Sep 2010
Utilization of nanomaterials very often requires their dispersion in various liquids, in order to enable embedding them homogenously in a device or in a final liquid product.
Article - 12 May 2005
Zeta potential is explained and its effects on flocculation and its importance in the development of pharmaceuticals. Examples of how zeta potential is used or has been used for fat emulsions and...
Article - 16 Sep 2014
Over the last 10 years, there has been a significant increase in the production and application of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) and this has increased the possibility of their release into the...
News - 23 Feb 2015
Ruthless with bacteria, harmless to human cells. New, durable antibacterial coatings of nanocomposites, developed at the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw,...
News - 27 Mar 2019
A joint Swansea-Hamburg research team has discovered that miniature nanoclusters of metal atoms—such as silver and gold—possess properties that enable them to be used as...
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 - 12 Jun 2013
Using star-shaped block co-polymer structures as tiny reaction vessels, researchers have developed an improved technique for producing nanocrystals with consistent sizes, compositions and...
News - 28 Jan 2010
Scientists have long studied how atoms and molecules structure themselves into intricate clusters. Unlocking the design secrets of Nature offers lessons in engineering artificial systems that could...
Article - 4 May 2018
Being able to control what happens at the nanoscale is important to many areas of nanotechnology. The ability to further manipulate colloidal size objects in nanotechnology has been growing in...
Article - 5 Mar 2020
Silver is a well-known antimicrobial and antibacterial agent, and is most commonly used in its bulk forms as silver ions or silver salts. However, because nanoforms are known to be more active than...