Article - 18 Jan 2006
Porous powders are used in industries from catalysts to pharmaceuticals and environmental cleanup to liquid chromatography.
News - 15 Mar 2016
Batteries that power common devices of modern life, from computers and smartphones to electrically driven cars, are often made of toxic materials, like lithium, that are not easy to dispose of and...
News - 20 Oct 2010
Plants play an important role as producers of sugar and carbohydrates. Scientists from the University of Würzburg are conducting research in this area – with the long-term goal of...
News - 26 Mar 2009
In a paper published in the Journal of Nanoparticle Research (Volume 10, number 5, May 2008), scientists working at Malvern Instruments presented experimental protocols for measuring hydrodynamic...
News - 15 Apr 2020
As instances of antibiotic resistance increase in the medical field, scientists are reexamining natural materials for their potential use in medicine. Honey has been used for thousands of years, from...
News - 12 Nov 2010
Future computers may run a little sweeter, thanks to a refinement in the manufacture of graphene at Rice University.
Rice researchers have learned to make pristine sheets of graphene, the...
Article - 17 Feb 2017
Researchers at Rice University’s Department of Chemistry have developed three-dimensional rebar graphene foam (3D rebar GF). The research group used multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNT) to reinforce...
News - 29 Nov 2007
A new type of fuel cell powered with glucose derived from biomass is described in the latest issue of the Inderscience Publication International Journal of Global Energy Issues. The experimental...
Article - 21 Dec 2012
Adoption of electric vehicles has so far been restricted to city centers, because of limitations in battery technology. With the help of nanomaterials, that could all soon change.
News - 3 Jun 2008
With the aid of kitchen mixers, engineers at Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have whipped up, for the first time, permanent nanoscale bubbles – bubbles that...