News tagged with fabric

Etch-a-sketch with superconductors

Reporting in Nature Materials this week, researchers from the London Centre for Nanotechnology and the Physics Department of Sapienza University of Rome have discovered a technique to 'draw' superconducting shapes ...

Aug 22, 2011 5 / 5 (6) 3 | with audio podcast

Simpler fabrication of nanogaps

Plasmons, which are density waves of electrons, are of great interest to pure and applied scientists because of their novel properties, and because of their application to sensing and photonic technologies. ...

Feb 10, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 0

Turning clothes into silent witnesses

Forensic experts at the University of Abertay Dundee and the Scottish Police Services Authority (SPSA) are leading the way in the research of new ground-breaking forensic techniques within the field of fingerprints.

Jan 31, 2011 4.3 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast

Fabric softener sheets repel gnats

For years, gardeners have claimed that putting Bounce fabric softener sheets in their pockets is an effective way to repel pests like mosquitoes and gnats. Any Internet search will uncover countless articles about the bug-repelling ...

Dec 15, 2010 5 / 5 (1) 0