News - 18 Aug 2008
University of Utah physicists successfully controlled an electrical current using the "spin" within electrons - a step toward building an organic "spin transistor": a plastic...
News - 11 Aug 2008
Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have for the first time engineered 3-D materials that can reverse the natural direction of visible and near-infrared light, a development that...
News - 9 Aug 2008
As the Summer Olympics in Beijing kicks off this week, the event is giving scientists a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to observe how the atmosphere responds when a heavily populated region...
News - 17 Jul 2008
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory and their industrial partners have won two R and D 100 Awards for innovative fluid sealing and lithium-ion battery...
News - 7 May 2008
A small, unmanned vehicle makes its way down the road ahead of a military convoy. Suddenly it stops and relays a warning to the convoy commander. The presence of a deadly improvised explosive device,...
News - 21 Apr 2008
Perfluorocarbons, a class of inert, oily polymers, have a proven track record in a variety of clinical uses, including in contrast-enhanced ultrasound imaging and in eye surgery to correct a detached...
News - 16 Apr 2008
Ford is leaving no particle unturned in the quest for fuel efficiency. Ford scientists are embracing the burgeoning fields of nanotechnology in developing paints, plastics, light metals and catalysts...
News - 20 Feb 2008
Two new technologies launched onboard a U.S. Naval Academy satellite called MidSTAR-1 have proven successful in their tests in space. One technology is a sensor that can check for harmful chemicals...
Article - 18 Feb 2021
Combined with improved thermal stability characteristics, PI nano-aerogels retain desirable density, porosity, and thermal conductivity properties, which have led to their use in various fields.
Article - 28 Oct 2020
2017 saw mobile data usage overtake that of desktop devices for the first time in history. The proliferation of IoT, 4K streaming, cloud technologies, autonomous vehicles, and a host of other...