News tagged with new materials

Nanotechnology for water filter

Nanotechnology has developed tremendously in the past decade and was able to create many new materials with a vast range of potential applications. Carbon nanotubes are an example of these new materials and consist of cylindrical ...

dateJul 21, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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Researchers clarify bacterial resistance

Just like plants and animals, bacteria have a range of defence mechanisms against viruses and other threats. Dutch researchers at the Wageningen Laboratory for Microbiology and their American and Russian colleagues have largely ...

dateJun 24, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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New delivery system for Viagra ingredient

Scientists are reporting development and successful initial tests of a potential new delivery system for the biological signaling agent responsible for the effects of Viagra. It could be used to deliver the ...

dateJun 22, 2011 in Biochemistry
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Probing the secrets of the ryegrasses

Loline alkaloids protect plants from attack by insects and have other interesting features that have yet to be studied in detail. Chemists from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich, Germany, have developed a method for ...

dateJun 20, 2011 in Other
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Making complex fluids look simple

An international research team has successfully developed a widely applicable method for discovering the physical foundations of complex fluids for the first time. Researchers at the University of Vienna and ...

dateJun 01, 2011 in Soft Matter
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A new dimension in materials research

(PhysOrg.com) -- In the future, physicists will be able to follow a new lead in their search for new materials for electronic components, for example. An international team of researchers headed by scientists ...

dateMay 26, 2011 in Condensed Matter
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ISIS neutron source is back online

A brand new run of experiments is underway at STFC's ISIS neutron source, from looking at ways of developing new antibiotics, through creating more effective materials in dentistry, to research that could ...

dateMar 23, 2011 in General Physics
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Better batteries for electric cars

The breakthrough with electric cars is a long time coming -- not least on account of their key component, the battery. Lithium-ion batteries are still too expensive and their range too limited. New materials ...

dateMar 14, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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