Article - 11 Jul 2006
The issues facing the provision of clean, fresh water are many and varied, and prior to action being taken to rectify the problem, the water needs to be analysed, and the contaminants identified. New...
News - 26 Nov 2013
Chemical engineers at Rice University have found a new catalyst that can rapidly break down nitrites, a common and harmful contaminant in drinking water that often results from overuse of agricultural...
News - 23 May 2017
Rutgers University-New Brunswick researchers have developed a graphene-based sensor that could pave the way towards earlier detection of looming asthma attacks and enhance the management of asthma...
Article - 21 Nov 2010
Novel delivery vehicles generated through nanotechnology is raising the exciting prospect for controlled and sustained drug delivery across the impenetrable skin barrier.
News - 26 Mar 2007
The Physics of Materials team at the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU), part of the Mixed Centre created between this UPV/EHU Physics of Materials team and the European Theoretical...
News - 19 Jan 2015
One way of removing harmful nitrate from drinking water is to catalyse its conversion to nitrogen. This process suffers from the drawback that it often produces ammonia. By using palladium...
News - 27 Feb 2012
A research team led by Nader Engheta from the University of Pennsylvania is working on ways to use light in place of electricity. The team has developed the first physical illustration of...
News - 3 Mar 2014
Göttingen-based scientists working at DESY's PETRA III research light source have carried out the first studies of living biological cells using high-energy X-rays. The new method shows clear...
News - 11 Dec 2008
Innovative marine sensor technologies developed by researchers at the University of Southampton have been tested on a research cruise (D333, RRS Discovery, Canary Islands) and are now ready to be...
News - 12 Dec 2018
Physical conditions tend to restrict the sharpness of a light microscope, for example, structures that are closer together than 0.2 thousandths of a millimeter will blur into one another and will no...