Article - 10 May 2004
Luna Innovations has announced that it plans to produce novel buckyball "Trimetaspheres", soccerball-shaped molecules made of a carbon exterior which enclose three metal atoms as a contrast agent for...
News - 23 Nov 2009
Green Ocean Coatings from Advanced Marine Coatings are an environmentally friendly way to make transport by sea more cost-efficient.
The Norwegian company Advanced Marine Coatings based in Gamle...
News - 12 Nov 2008
Proteins play a decisive role in both the tolerability of contact lenses and the adherence of mussels to the hulls of ships. They develop a biofilm during their initial contact with the foreign...
News - 3 Jul 2012
About 200 billion dollars per year is the cost incurred by the shipping industry due to the marine fouling problem.
Organisms such as mussels, algae, and barnacles, accumulate on the...
News - 29 Jan 2010
Bayer MaterialScience has opened a new pilot facility for the manufacture of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) at CHEMPARK Leverkusen. The company has invested some EUR 22 million in the planning, development...
News - 7 Jan 2011
Simple and universal DNA immobilization on surfaces with synthetical mussel polymer.
Mussels are true masters of adhesion. Whether on the wood of a pier, the metal of a ship’s hull, rocks, or...
News - 23 Nov 2010
In nature, water striders can walk on water, butterflies can shed water from their wings, and plants can trap insects and pollen.
Scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory are part of a research...
News - 12 Jan 2010
RUSNANO to Finance Production of Functional Nanostructured Coatings. The project will create a network of innovative production centers offering comprehensive solutions for applying a broad spectrum...
Article - 12 Apr 2018
This article is on the applications of nanotechnology in transportation. Nanomaterials exhibit different chemical & physical properties, such as size distribution, surface area to volume ratio,...
News - 21 Jun 2013
What is a nanoengineer? It’s a question nearly 20 seniors, who, this June, earned the first bachelor’s degree in nanoengineering offered at the University of California, San Diego, have...