Article - 1 Aug 2007
Carbon nanotube products are used as electrically conductive additives in automotive plastics for automotive fuel systems requiring antistatic properties. They can also be used for imparting...
News - 20 Nov 2014
The Center for Research in Advanced Materials (CIMAV), located in the Research and Technological Innovation Park (PIIT) in Monterrey, in the north of Mexico, has developed reinforced graphite...
News - 10 Nov 2014
Rice University scientist Matteo Pasquali and his team contributed to two new papers that suggest the nano-infused body of a car may someday power the car itself.
Rice supplied high-performance...
News - 5 Mar 2009
Studying potential health and environmental effects of tiny industrial building blocks, called nanoparticles, is the goal of a $389,303 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to...
News - 18 Sep 2008
A two-year grant is allowing researchers at UCR's Bourns College of Engineering to unlock the secrets behind the enormous strength of the inner pearly layer (nacre) of the abalone shell so it can...
News - 5 Sep 2007
Bayer MaterialScience AG is opening a second production facility for Baytubes®, its carbon nanotubes, at H.C. Starck GmbH in the town of Laufenburg on the German-Swiss border. The new facility has...
Article - 24 Jan 2007
Although interesting to people outside the scientific community, nano research that has led to nanoguitars and nanocars also has a serious side.
News - 24 Apr 2009
Spiderman would definitely have an easier time of things with this spider silk - for example, if he had to stop a getaway car moving off at 100 kilometres per hour. A five-millimetre-thick thread...