Article - 20 Jan 2006
Finely divided particulate materials are incorporated in objects everywhere. This article looks at how particle size is measured.
News - 24 Jun 2009
Researchers in New Mexico are reporting the surprise discovery that common table salt - so brittle that it crushes easily between a thumb and forefinger - becomes a super plastic in the weird environs...
News - 30 May 2019
MIT researchers have recently discovered that ingredients like detergent, table salt, and baking soda are amazingly effective for cooking up carbon nanotubes (CNTs).
In a study recently...
News - 20 Oct 2015
Nanoparticles are ubiquitous in industrial applications ranging from drug delivery and biomedical diagnostics to developing hydrophobic surfaces, lubricant additives and enhanced oil recovery...
News - 29 Aug 2015
Before Ibuprofen can relieve your headache, it has to dissolve in your bloodstream. The problem is Ibuprofen, in its native form, isn’t particularly soluble. Its rigid, crystalline structures...
News - 29 Jan 2009
The new structure can be viewed as a NaCl-type structure, with anionic and cationic positions occupied by two different clusters of boron atoms (B12 and B2). The difference of the electronic...
News - 9 Apr 2015
Conduction and thermal radiation are two ways in which heat is transferred from one object to another: Conduction is the process by which heat flows between objects in physical contact, such as a pot...
News - 6 Oct 2017
Researchers at the Rice University have used individual nanoscale nuggets of aluminum, copper, gold, silver and similar metals—with the ability to tap energy of light and use it for various...
News - 1 Aug 2016
New computer simulations have explored the possibility that common rock salt (NaCl) may form graphene-like 2D crystals, a possiblity which has been theorized for some time.
News - 28 Aug 2017
An international team of scientists headed by researchers from The University of Texas at Dallas and Hanyang University in South Korea have created high-tech yarns with the ability to produce...