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Breakthrough in nanocrystals growth

( -- For the first time scientists have been able to watch nanoparticles grow from the earliest stages of their formation. Nanoparticles are the foundation of nanotechnology and their performance depends on their ...

dateOct 18, 2010 in Nanophysics
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Quick-Change Molecules Caught in the Act

( -- The chemistry of life happens so fast that a millionth of a second is an eternity -- an eternity that is largely invisible to science. In that time, molecules change in ways we cannot see. Now, though, there ...

dateJun 01, 2010 in General Physics
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'Colossal' Magnetic Effect Under Pressure

( -- Millions of people today carry around pocket-sized music players capable of holding thousands of songs, thanks to the discovery 20 years ago of a phenomenon known as the “giant magnetoresistance effect,” ...

dateJun 05, 2009 in General Physics
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Nanosilver and the future of antibiotics

Precious metals like silver and gold have biomedical properties that have been used for centuries, but how do these materials effectively combat the likes of cancer and bacteria without contaminating the patient and the environment?

dateMay 27, 2015 in Bio & Medicine
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