News tagged with titanium

Blood simple circuitry for cyborgs

Could electronic components made from human blood be the key to creating cyborg interfaces? Circuitry that links human tissues and nerve cells directly to an electronic device, such as a robotic limb or artificial eye might ...

Mar 30, 2011 4.8 / 5 (8) 0 | with audio podcast

Answering the catalyst conundrum

(PhysOrg.com) -- Over years of meticulous research into the popular, prototypical catalyst titanium dioxide, a clear view of the atomic-level interactions has emerged, but many of the answers lead to more ...

Dec 13, 2010 5 / 5 (2) 0

Paving slabs that clean the air

The concentrations of toxic nitrogen oxide that are present in German cities regularly exceed the maximum permitted levels. That’s now about to change, as innovative paving slabs that will help protect the ...

Aug 11, 2010 4 / 5 (5) 0

Nanotechnology for water purification

Nanotechnology refers to a broad range of tools, techniques and applications that simply involve particles on the approximate size scale of a few to hundreds of nanometers in diameter. Particles of this size have some unique ...

Jul 29, 2010 3.7 / 5 (3) 0