Article - 5 Dec 2012
Nanocellulose is a light solid substance obtained from plant matter and comprises nanosized cellulose fibrils. This new material is a pseudo-plastic and possesses the property of specific kinds of...
Article - 30 Jul 2012
Photocatalytic nanoparticles can use the energy in sunlight to decompose molecules, from dirt molecules on glass surfaces to water molecules.
Article - 25 Jul 2012
Nanoparticles in our consumer products will inevitably find their way into the environment. What effect will that have on ecosystems? Can we recover nanoparticles from waste streams?
Article - 10 Jul 2012
Lithium batteries, a power source for many portable devices are also used in electrical vehicles and aerospace and military applications.
Article - 22 Jun 2012
Nanotechnology promises to benefit many different aspects of industry. The automotive industry is certainly no exception. Nano-enhanced materials are already beginning to improve the performance and...
Article - 23 Jun 2010
For the last decades, nanotechnology has received lots of attention from our society as innovative solutions for the global problems.
Article - 8 Apr 2010
Nanoporous carbons have long played a role in the areas associated with these Grand Challenges (e.g. purification of drinking water; capture of volatile organic compounds from industry; gas masks),...
Article - 16 Sep 2009
There has been a lot of talk in the mainstream media regarding fuel cell powered vehicles as a greener and cleaner alternative to petrol engines over the past few years.
Article - 21 Aug 2009
Nanotechnology is technology distinguished primarily by the scale at which it acts: one billionth of a metre, or one ten-thousandth the width of a human hair. In the simplest terms, nanotechnology is...
Article - 4 Aug 2006
Aimed at entrepreneurs and leaders from industry, academia and government, CPI services focus on bridging the gap between scientific and commercial innovation. CPI help clients to surmount their...