News - 4 Apr 2007
Civil engineers by tradition are concerned with the big picture, but some are refocusing their vision, zooming in to solve minute problems we can't see with the naked eye, like tiny fractures in...
News - 15 Mar 2007
Electrons love to zip around metals such as copper, especially if the metal is cooled to temperatures near absolute zero. But if they encounter a magnetic atom (say, iron) during their travels, the...
News - 1 Mar 2007
Researchers have used the world’s thinnest material to create the world’s smallest transistor – a breakthrough that could spark the development of a new type of super-fast computer...
Article - 17 Dec 2013
Nanolithography is a field of nanotechnology which deals with the study and application of fabricating nanometer-scale structures. Since 2007, nanolithography has gained a high level of research...
News - 19 Feb 2007
A newly designed porous membrane, so thin it's invisible edge-on, may revolutionize the way doctors and scientists manipulate objects as small as a molecule.
The 50-atom thick filter can...
Article - 15 Nov 2013
Nanowires have a number of exciting properties which are not exhibited by 3-D or bulk materials. This is due to the fact that electrons within the nanowires are quantum confined and have energy levels...
Article - 3 Aug 2013
Brazil, located in the eastern part of South America bordering the Atlantic Ocean, has an overall area of 8,514,877 km2.
Article - 26 Jun 2013
Moldova is an inland nation bordered by Ukraine to the east and Romania to the west. The country’s total area is 33,851 km2 with a population of 3,656,843 as of July 2012.
Article - 26 Feb 2013
Crystalline nanoparticle arrays and superlattices can be synthesized with perfectly defined geometries using appropriate electrostatic, hydrogen bonding or biological recognition interactions.
Article - 6 Dec 2012
Researchers are paying more and more attention to graphene derived materials which may be just as revolutionary as graphene itself. Graphane and graphyne differ in chemical structure from graphene,...