Article - 25 Jul 2005
Food packaging and monitoring are a major focus of food industry-related nanotech research and development.
Article - 6 Oct 2005
The static and dynamic properties of 2:1 layered silicates ion-exchanged with alkyl-ammonium surfactants was studied using Cerius2 from Accelrys. Computer modelling provides the structure and dynamics...
Article - 29 Oct 2004
Using nanoparticles, lab-on-a-chip technology, microfluidics and molecular carriers could produce advanced drug delivery techniques, while new materials might improve implants and prosthetics, and...
Article - 19 Aug 2004
Researcher's at NIST have found that the addition of carbon nanotubes to polypropylene can eliminate the problem of die swell as well as increase the processing rate during extrusion. Posted August 19...
Article - 10 May 2004
Zyvex Corporation has introduced the first two products in its NanoSolve line of composite additives. One is based on single walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs), the other is based on multiwalled carbon...
Article - 21 Nov 2003
NanoProducts Corporation announced the commercial availability of nanoparticle additives with demonstrated performance for polymers. Posted June 30 2003
Article - 23 Feb 2004
LG Chem Ltd., South Korea’s largest chemical company, has developed high-performance plastic containers using nanotechnology. Posted February 19 2004
Article - 11 Feb 2004
Researchers at the Institute of Theoretical and Applied Information Technologies in Poland are working on the development of trees that don’t produce wood but make plastic, metals, metal alloys and...
Article - 5 Apr 2004
A powerful one-step, "chain growth" method should make it easier to design and synthesize a variety of highly conductive polymers for different research and commercial applications. Posted March 30...
Article - 28 Jul 2005
Some nanofood products are already on the market, with many more nanotech food projects currently at R&D stage. Estimates about the worldwide value of the nanofood market, statistics for the number of...