News - 20 Nov 2012
Serendipity proved to be a key ingredient for the latest nanoparticles discovered at Rice University. The new "lava dot" particles were discovered accidentally when researchers stumbled upon...
News - 6 Dec 2009
A new generation of optical sensors is enabling the development of robust, long-lasting, lighting-fast trace gas detectors for use in a wide range of industrial, security and domestic applications....
News - 1 Nov 2008
A research team led by Iver Anderson is developing a cheaper and better way to make a titanium alloy powder that can be used to manufacture artificial joints. That could mean titanium joints, which...
Article - 7 Aug 2017
The creation of a three-dimensional (3D) printed object through a process called additive manufacturing, or more commonly, 3D printing, is an evolving technology that seems to be limitless in its...
News - 17 Apr 2007
Unique three-dimensional solar cells that capture nearly all of the light that strikes them could boost the efficiency of photovoltaic (PV) systems while reducing their size, weight and mechanical...
News - 1 Sep 2016
A recent study deciphered how silver nanoparticles interacted with the cells of the immune system. This was achieved by Vladimir Bochenkov, a senior fellow at the Faculty of Chemistry, MSU, with...
Article - 26 Feb 2013
Crystalline nanoparticle arrays and superlattices can be synthesized with perfectly defined geometries using appropriate electrostatic, hydrogen bonding or biological recognition interactions.
Article - 19 Oct 2011
Researchers have discovered a new family of materials comprising hybrid nanoparticles in previously unknown nano- inorganic cage structures with variable metal frames and cores that show novel...
Article - 21 May 2018
Many 2D materials have now been theoretically or practically explored showing odd properties which are completely different from those of the bulk '3D' material and are categorized as...