Super material will make lighting cheaper and fully recyclable
With the use of the new super material graphene, Swedish and American researchers have succeeded in producing a new type of lighting component. It is inexpensive to produce and can be fully recycled.
Researchers find a way to make glass that's anti-fogging, self-cleaning and free of glare
One of the most instantly recognizable features of glass is the way it reflects light. But a new way of creating surface textures on glass, developed by researchers at MIT, virtually eliminates reflections, ...
Treat acne with coconut oil and nano-bombs
A natural product found in both coconut oil and human breast milk - lauric acid -- shines as a possible new acne treatment thanks to a bioengineering graduate student from the UC San Diego Jacobs School of ...
New research advances understanding of lead selenide nanowires
The advancements of our electronic age rests on our ability to control how electric charge moves, from point A to point B, through circuitry. Doing so requires particular precision, for applications ranging from computers, ...
Sucking the Ocean Through a Straw
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists are reporting an advance toward the next big treatment revolution in dentistry — the era in which root canal therapy brings diseased teeth back to life, rather than leaving a ...
Carbon nanotubes twice as strong as once thought
Carbon nanotubes -- those tiny particles poised to revolutionize electronics, medicine, and other areas — are much bigger in the strength department than anyone ever thought, scientists are reporting.
British team devises method for separating carbon nanotubes cheaply
Silver nanoparticles show 'immense potential' in prevention of blood clots
Scientists are reporting discovery of a potential new alternative to aspirin, ReoPro, and other anti-platelet agents used widely to prevent blood clots in coronary artery disease, heart attack and stroke. ...
Graphene organic photovoltaics, or, will joggers' t-shirts someday power their cell phones?
A University of Southern California team has produced flexible transparent carbon atom films that the researchers say have great potential for a new breed of solar cells.
Toward 'invisible electronics' and transparent displays
Researchers in California are reporting an advance toward the long-sought goal of "invisible electronics" and transparent displays, which can be highly desirable for heads-up displays, wind-shield displays, and electronic ...
Researchers create new high-performance fiber
Researchers at Northwestern University have nanoengineered a new kind of fiber that could be tougher than Kevlar.
Graphene Used As Floating-Molecular Carpet To Ornament It With 24-Carat Gold 'Snowflakes'
(PhysOrg.com) -- In an effort to make graphene more useful in electronics applications, Kansas State University engineers made a golden discovery -- gold "snowflakes" on graphene.
Researchers print field-effect transistors with nano-infused ink
(PhysOrg.com) -- Rice University researchers have discovered thin films of nanotubes created with ink-jet printers offer a new way to make field-effect transistors (FET), the basic element in integrated circuits.
Perfect nanotubes shine brightest
A painstaking study by Rice University has brought a wealth of new information about single-walled carbon nanotubes through analysis of their fluorescence.