News - 1 Jul 2008
A novel technique for reducing tumors in rats-using nano-sized, oil-based emulsions may be the latest weapon in fighting cancer.
The technique, part of the burgeoning field of nutraceuticals,...
News - 28 May 2008
Cornell fiber scientist Juan Hinestroza is working with the U.S. government to create fabrics made of functional nanofibers that would decompose toxic industrial chemicals into harmless...
News - 4 Mar 2008
Two research teams led by Dr. Michael Verkhovsky and Prof. Mårten Wikström of the Institute of Biotechnology of the University of Helsinki have for the first time succeeded in monitoring...
News - 5 Dec 2007
The combination of beer, wastewater, microbes, fuel cells, high school students and teachers sounds like a witches’ brew for an old –fashioned, illicit ‘60s beach party.
News - 21 Nov 2007
Just as silicon is the wonder material for the computer age, carbon nanotubes will most likely be the materials responsible for the next evolutionary step in electronics and computing. Their...
News - 25 Sep 2007
Rice University scientists have captured the first optical images of carbon nanotubes inside a living organism. Using fruit flies, the researchers confirmed that a technique developed at Rice -...
News - 6 Sep 2007
Although relatively new to the market, liquid crystal display (LCD) televisions may soon be obsolete, thanks to a new technique created by University of Houston professors.
News - 24 Aug 2007
Scientists are researching new ways of harnessing the sun's rays which could eventually make it cheaper for people to use solar energy to power their homes.
The experts at Durham University are...
News - 2 Feb 2007
Nanoscale magnets in the form of iron-containing molecules might be used to improve the contrast between healthy and diseased tissue in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) - as long as the concentration...
News - 2 Feb 2007
Hiden Analytical Ltd. are celebrating 25 years of design and manufacture of instrumentation for gas and vapour measurement. The company was officially launched at the end of 1981 to manufacture...