News - 17 Jun 2021
A biologist from RUDN University has investigated the aggressive effect of environmental factors, such as ozone, salts and water, on ultrathin nanofibers of biopolymers.
News - 28 May 2021
Oysters' exposure to plastics is concerning, particularly because these materials can accumulate and release metals which are then absorbed by the molluscs.
According to a recent study...
News - 25 May 2021
Before the huge potential of tiny nanocarriers for highly targeted drug delivery and environmental clean-up can be realized, scientists first need to be able to see them.
Currently researchers have...
News - 5 May 2021
Swansea University scientists have uncovered potentially dangerous chemical pollutants that are released from disposable face masks when submerged in water.
The research reveals high levels of...
News - 5 May 2021
The images would definitely touch everyone: huge vortices of floating plastic trash in the global oceans with occasionally catastrophic consequences for their inhabitants—an overwhelming legacy...
News - 23 Apr 2021
There's gold in them thar nanoparticles, and there used to be a lot of silver, too. But much of the silver has leached away, and researchers want to know how.
Gold-silver alloys are useful...
News - 1 Apr 2021
Amorphous solids, which also include rubber, glass and plastics, are a class of matter. But despite their routine applications in people’s day-to-day lives, amorphous solids have...
News - 30 Mar 2021
This could be where the rubber truly hits the road. Rice University scientists have optimized a process to convert waste from rubber tires into graphene that can, in turn, be used to strengthen...
News - 11 Mar 2021
Talcoat™ graphene additive being mixed on-site into commercial 2-part epoxy coating system. Image Credit: Talga Resources
Early results indicate positive forecasts for a...
News - 10 Feb 2021
The public transport industry is emerging from the skeleton services that operated during lockdown 3.0 and once again it aims to provide a safe environment for passengers to feel comfortable to ride...