News - 12 Aug 2021
It's always good when your hard work reflects well on you.
With the discovery of the giant polarization rotation of light, that is literally so.
The ultrathin, highly aligned carbon nanotube...
News - 5 Aug 2021
Researchers have developed a device that filters heavy metals — particularly uranium — from drinking water using graphene foam.
A reusable 3D...
News - 5 Jul 2021
Some three quarters of the biomass in hop plants used in beer-making ends up in landfills. But a group of Japanese researchers has developed a technique that 'upcycles' that waste hop into...
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...