News - 13 Feb 2015
Microbiomes, communities of one-celled organisms, are everywhere in nature. They play important roles in health and agriculture, yet we know surprisingly little about them. Nanoscience might...
News - 13 Aug 2014
A Rice University laboratory has provided proof that foam may be the right stuff to maximize enhanced oil recovery (EOR).
In tests, foam pumped into an experimental rig that mimicked the flow...
News - 9 Jul 2014
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside's Bourns College of Engineering have created a lithium ion battery that outperforms the current industry standard by three times. The key...
News - 2 May 2014
UNSW Australia chemists have invented a new type of tiny lab-on-a-chip device that could have a diverse range of applications, including to detect toxic gases, fabricate integrated circuits and screen...
News - 25 Feb 2014
A tabletop device invented at Rice University can tell how efficiently a nanoparticle would travel through a well and may provide a wealth of information for oil and gas producers.
News - 30 Aug 2013
New types of nanostructures have shown promise for applications in electrochemically powered energy devices and systems, including advanced battery technologies.
One process for making these...
News - 21 Aug 2013
Researchers at the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) have developed a simple method of organizing cells and their microenvironments in hydrogel fibers. Their unique technology...
News - 27 May 2013
The value of copper has risen dramatically in the 21st century as many a thief can tell you, but in addition to the thermal and electrical properties that make it such a hot commodity metal, copper...
News - 21 Feb 2013
Both Swiss companies, Debiotech SA and Valtronic SA, announced today that they have entered into an exclusive partnership agreement regarding the manufacturing of the electronic Controller unit for...
News - 5 Feb 2013
A team of researchers from Scotland has used a novel 3D printing technique to arrange human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) for the very first time.
It is hoped that this breakthrough, which has been...