Article - 9 Mar 2005
Nanomaterials and nanotechnology techniques are being used to improve the power density of batteries. Such improvements using thin films, deposition and thermal spray processes, carbon aerogels,...
News - 31 Oct 2013
By the time people began to look for viable routes on the ocean with the help of a compass needle in the 12th century, magnetic navigational aids had already long been in use by other living...
News - 14 Nov 2007
Jeff Bulte believes good things come in small packages - very, very small packages. Bulte, a Johns Hopkins University faculty member affiliated with the Institute for NanoBioTechnology, and several of...
Article - 7 Aug 2019
Nanoparticles differ from their elemental bulk versions and often show unexpected yet promising properties, making them of great scientific interest.
News - 5 Aug 2009
Increasing evidence suggests that nanoscale zerovalent iron (nZVI) is effective for the removal of arsenic from contaminated water, but the immobilization mechanism is unclear. In particular, the...
News - 30 Apr 2012
A University of Exeter team has discovered a lightweight, flexible and transparent material for conducting electricity.
The new material, called GraphExeter, could transform the electronics...
News - 9 Jan 2015
A resilience to extreme conditions by the most transparent, lightweight and flexible material for conducting electricity could help revolutionise the electronic industry, according to a new...
News - 9 Aug 2010
Those who have to fight a powerful enemy must look for allies. This is why physicists from different scientific fields have decided to cooperate with biomedical physicians in order to place the fight...
News - 5 Nov 2009
Whether it's magnetic nanoparticles (mNPs) giving an army of 'therapeutically armed' white blood cells direction to invade a deadly tumour's territory, or the use of mNPs to target...
News - 30 Nov 2008
Microorganisms, despite of their simple structure and tiny size, are often vital to humans and the environment. You might know about their contributions to the Earth's carbon cycle and amazing...