News - 1 Dec 2015
Researchers have determined that the bright blue colour of tarantulas are the result of multilayer nanostructures present in their hair. The researchers hope to mimic the hairs properties to create...
News - 31 Jul 2015
A new discovery about the structure of human hair is likely to change the way scientists and researchers, as well as the cosmetics industry, view and explore it in the future.
News - 19 Jun 2015
The tiny hairs of Saharan silver ants possess crucial adaptive features that allow the ants to regulate their body temperatures and survive the scorching hot conditions of their desert...
News - 22 Dec 2014
Sienna Labs announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued U.S. Patent No. 8,906,418 covering, among other aspects, methods of using the company's targeted plasmonic therapy...
News - 7 Dec 2012
In a discovery with applications ranging from hair dyeing to electronic sensors to development of materials with improved properties, scientists are reporting the first synthesis of gold nanoparticles...
News - 31 May 2011
Hair Tools have released the list of the Best Flat Irons for the year 2011, which is a consolidation of the votes from their customers.
The list was the result of putting together the customer...
News - 17 Sep 2010
In an example of how a technology wonk displays school spirit, an engineer has created a golden University of Utah logo that is smaller than the width of an average human hair.
The gold etching is...
News - 16 Jun 2010
Scientists can now peer into the inner workings of catalyst nanoparticles 3,000 times smaller than a human hair within nanoseconds.
The findings point the way toward future work that could greatly...
News - 10 May 2010
Early indications from an unpublished report support performance claims made by Nanogen with scientific data. Nanofibres are microscopic keratin fibres that attach to hair using an electrostatic...
News - 4 Jun 2009
Whether it's driving on icy roads, rock climbing, or getting a better grip on a bat, the science of friction and adhesion plays a role-large and small-in many human activities. In a new research...