News - 30 Jun 2011
Researchers from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California (UC), Berkeley, and Rice University have produced boron nitride nanoribbons using a method in which boron nitride...
News - 29 Jun 2007
A bio-friendly nano-sized light source capable of emitting coherent light across the visible spectrum, has been invented by a team of researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence...
News - 27 Nov 2018
Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have conducted simulations advocating that graphene, along with its many other beneficial properties, can be altered with...
News - 3 Sep 2010
Sugar, salt, alcohol and a little serendipity led a Northwestern University research team to discover a new class of nanostructures that could be used for gas storage and food and medical...
News - 5 Aug 2010
That age-old question, "where did life on Earth start?" now has a new answer. If the life between the mica sheets hypothesis is correct, life would have originated between sheets of mica...
News - 16 Sep 2009
A new way to select and switch on one cell type in an organism using light has helped answer a long-standing question about the function of one class of enigmatic nerve cells in the spinal...
News - 11 Oct 2010
This week at Horti Fair in The Netherlands, the horticulture industry's premier tradeshow, CleanGrow will introduce its breakthrough multi-ion measurement solution capable of analyzing up to six...
Article - 17 May 2017
Researchers have now used in-situ Raman spectroscopy to observe the covalent functionalization of potassium-intercalated graphite to produce functionalized graphene.
News - 27 Feb 2014
It's an odd twist. For scientists to determine if a cell is functioning properly, they must destroy it.
This is what happens in X-ray fluorescence microscopy when biological specimens are...
News - 15 May 2013
Northwestern University scientists have struck gold in the laboratory. They have discovered an inexpensive and environmentally benign method that uses simple cornstarch -- instead of cyanide -- to...