Article - 28 Mar 2013
Nanoparticles are currently a subject of intense research owing to their potential applications in electronic, optical and biomedical fields. Nanoparticles have unexpected optical properties owing to...
Article - 7 Mar 2013
Nanoparticles can be designed for enhanced biological imaging, and can deliver cancer drugs to targeted locations within the body. The combination of these two functionalities into a single platform...
Article - 18 Feb 2013
Advances in modern medicine are increasingly relying on electronic devices implanted inside the patient's body. Nanotechnology allows us to create materials and coatings to construct these devices...
Article - 16 Feb 2013
Nanotechnology has the potential to both enhance and protect against chemical weapons. The Department of Defense (DoD) is one of the largest supporters of nanotechnology research - second only to the...
Article - 24 Jan 2013
Nanomaterials have begun to be widely used in environmental remediation, which is based on using highly reactive or absorbent nanomaterials to remove pollutants. The characteristics of these...
Article - 21 Dec 2012
Polymer nanocomposites comprise a polymer or copolymer with nanofillers or nanoparticles dispersed in the polymer matrix. Carbon nanotubes in this context can provide useful electronic properties,...
Article - 14 Dec 2012
The growing significance of nanotechnology has now led to the development of nanobubbles, which is drawing a lot of attention from a variety of fields. Nanobubbles play a vital role in many sectors...
Article - 4 Oct 2012
The aerospace industry's development goals match almost exactly with the advantages of nanomaterials, so they are used more frequently and prominently.
Article - 7 Sep 2012
Regenerative medicine attempts to restore living tissue which has been lost or damaged. It is a highly interdisciplinary field which has only been made possible by the intersection of recent advances...
Article - 30 Jul 2012
Photocatalytic nanoparticles can use the energy in sunlight to decompose molecules, from dirt molecules on glass surfaces to water molecules.