SDSU graduate student generates electricity from windows
Windows may one day generate electricity to heat and cool buildings, thanks to research done at the South Dakota State University Center for Advanced Photovoltaics.
Researchers image individual atoms in a living catalytic reaction
Groundbreaking new electron microscopy technology developed at the York JEOL Nanocentre at the University of York is allowing researchers to observe and analyse single atoms, small clusters and nanoparticles in dynamic in-situ ...
Formation of organic thin-film transistors through room-temperature printing
Japanese researchers have established a process for forming organic thin-film transistors (TFTs), conducting the entire printing process at room temperature under ambient atmospheric conditions.
Developing an improved liposuction technique that melts fat
Although liposuction is one of the most common and well-established cosmetic surgery procedures in the U.S., it still has its drawbacks. But a new biomedical start-up says it may have found a novel way to improve the procedure ...
Developers present conductive coatings for flexible touchscreens
As one of the few German institutions there and working in cooperation with the VDI Association of German Engineers, INM will be presenting these and further developments at Stand 301 in the German Area.
Nanoparticle based coating for aircraft engines may triple service life and reduce fuel consumption
Researchers at University West in Sweden have started using nanoparticles in the heat-insulating surface layer that protects aircraft engines from heat. In tests, this increased the service life of the coating ...
Improving nanosafety through research
Nanotechnology is expected to be one of the vital technological drivers for transforming the EU into a true Innovation Union. From improving cosmetics and fabrics to helping to preserve food for longer, the ...
Researchers focus on nanoparticles for delivery of cancer treatment
At NYU Abu Dhabi's Center for Science and Engineering, assistant professor of chemistry Ali Trabolsi leads the Trabolsi Research Group, which focuses on supramolecular multifunctional systems: these are modified molecules ...
Big results from tiny particles
Creating and manipulating particles made of just a few atoms is all in a day's work for Dr Richard Tilley.
Ensuring the safety of nano-particles in paints and coatings
There has been an explosion in the number of nano-based products in recent years. Research in this field has attracted a great deal of scientific interest, due in part to the wide variety of potential applications ...
Researchers to develop more realistic models of drug and nanoparticle uptake
Researchers in Nottingham are to develop a more realistic model of drug uptake which could offer a reliable alternative to animal testing methods.
A fresh solution for the lindane problem
For many years two companies located in Bizkaia, Bilbao Chemicals (Barakaldo 1947-1987) and Nexana (Erandio 1952-1982), had been manufacturing lindane and dumping it into the environment with no control whatsoever. ...
Spotlight on nanoparticles' imperceptible effects
From the clothes and make-up we wear to the electronic devices we use every day, nanotechnology is becoming ubiquitous. But while industry has mastered the production of such materials, little is known about ...
Smart anticancer nanofibers: Setting treatments to work together
Japanese researchers report that incorporating magnetic nanoparticles and an anticancer drug into crosslinked polymer nanofibers presents a twofold treatment for fighting cancer with diminished side effects.