Article - 25 Oct 2004
Information is provided for those who are interested in patenting a nanotechnology invention. Advice regarding intellectual property matters is provided and case study examples are given to assist you...
Article - 5 Mar 2005
This guide explains the basic principles of nanotechnology, looking at such matters as industrial applications, new and future products, the global market, environmental potentials and concerns, types...
Article - 14 Dec 2004
Nanotubes and novel materials (‘nanomaterials’) are likely to be used across many industries, including packaging, space travel, automobiles, fuel catalysts, textiles and construction.
News - 6 Nov 2014
Photosynthesis is one of the most important processes in nature. The complex method by which all green plants harvest sunlight and thereby produce the oxygen in our air is still not fully understood....
News - 16 Aug 2009
Cleaning oily smears from kitchen countertops, mirrors, garage floors, and other surfaces with plain water - rather than strong detergents or smelly solvents - may seem like pure fantasy. But...
Article - 16 Aug 2006
Manufacturing entire objects from pure silver metal or coating them with silver is prohibitively expensive for consumer items but research has found that impregnating other materials with silver...
News - 5 Feb 2009
A net with large holes won't catch small fish. Likewise, the microscopic fibers in the protective mucus coatings of the eyes, lungs, stomach or reproductive system naturally bundle together and...
News - 27 May 2009
Scientists are reporting a potential solution to a problem that limits the human body's ability to absorb and use medications for heart disease, Type-2 diabetes, cancer and other conditions. It is...
News - 5 May 2009
Until now, extracting as many proteins as possible from biological samples has required a combination of several methods. Scientists at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry have now developed a...
News - 23 Jun 2014
This work focuses on the interactions between molecules and in particular on "amphiphilic" molecules, which contain two distinct parts to them. Household detergent is a good example of a...