Article - 27 Nov 2012
Nanopollution is a growing issue - we are already releasing a large amount of nanomaterials into the environment, and we do not have a strong idea how many of them will impact human health. Research...
Article - 31 Oct 2012
In this interview, Prof Rohit Karnik from MIT tells AZoNano about his work on graphene membranes.
Article - 22 Aug 2012
Nanomaterials in catalysis are offering a whole new array of
parameters which scientists can tweak to try and find the perfect
Article - 10 Jul 2012
Raman microscopy is extensively used in the pharmaceutical sector. Combining it with Atomic Force Microscopy can produce a powerful tool for characterization and quality control of drugs and tablets.
Article - 9 Jul 2012
The computing industry demands ever smaller, faster, and more efficient processors, and we are beginning to encounter limits to just how small the necessary components can be made. Making switches...
Article - 21 Jun 2012
Carbon nanotubes are one of the most exciting materials available to us - but synthesizing them in industrial quantities is still a challenge.
Article - 24 May 2012
For the past decade, scientists and engineers have been gaining increasing control over the properties of matter at the nanometer scale - measuring, predicting and constructing nanoparticles and...
Article - 7 Jun 2011
Silver nanoparticles have unique optical, electrical, and thermal properties and are being incorporated into products that range from photovoltaics to biological and chemical sensors. Described herein...
Article - 1 Dec 2010
Many exciting areas of nanotechnology research are converging on artificial photosynthesis. The connection between the health of our plant and the humans it sustains is now part of a growing field...
Article - 9 Sep 2010
Nanotechnology is particularly relevant to both the utility and fabrication of self-healing materials. For example, as devices reach nanoscale dimensions, it becomes critical to establish means of...