News - 4 Mar 2008
Materials known as photonic crystals could form the building blocks of future optical computers and micro-scale communications devices. Scientists have developed a low-cost and versatile way to make...
News - 15 Jan 2008
A national team of scientists led by experts at Durham University are embarking on one of the UK’s largest ever research projects into photovoltaic (PV) solar energy.
News - 30 Jul 2007
It’s made from carbon and it’s one atom thick. It has a diameter of about a nanometer – approximately 50,000 times as small as the width of a human hair, and the same diameter as...
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 - 23 Dec 2020
Bigger is not always better, but here's something that starts small and gets better as it gets bigger.
Just light it up and see.
A team led by Rice University chemists Christy Landes and...
News - 11 Jun 2020
Scientists from Australia have proven the high potential for using a new type of flexible, recyclable electrodes to make inexpensive touchscreens, solar cells, next-generation responsive windows, and...
News - 20 Mar 2018
Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne and Brookhaven National Laboratories observed, in a new study, the formation of two kinds of defects in single nanowires, which are...
News - 2 Nov 2016
Generally, individuals take the same congested path for wireless communication, a section of the electromagnetic spectrum called radio waves.
Progress in the field of telecommunication has made...
News - 23 May 2016
According to Rice University scientists, in the future bathing a patient in LED light may offer an innovative way to find tumors.
Rice chemist Bruce Weisman and his co-workers developed the...
News - 8 Dec 2015
A novel cancer treatment has been developed that uses nanodroplets to deliver drugs to cancerous cells. The nanodroplets target cancers and once delivered to their target they release therapeutic...