Superheating Nanoparticles

“For quite a long time people have been measuring the melting points of small particles,” Shaun Hendy tells PhysOrg.com. “They’ve found that the melting point decreases and this decrease is in inverse proportion to ...

Black Hole Spills Kaleidoscope of Color

Shoes may not come in every color, but space objects do. All objects in space, everything from dust to distant galaxies, give off a rainbow of light - including light our eyes can't see. That's where NASA's Great Observatories ...

Fullerenes Yield Stable, Powerful MR Imaging Agent

Fullerenes, the soccer ball-shaped spheres of carbon that helped usher in the nanotechnology era, have been touted as versatile containers for delivering drugs and other clinically useful molecules to tumors. Turning promise ...

Glass fibers instead of copper cables

Semiconductor technology is expensive. Novel optical microchips made of plastic are set to bring down the price of fiber-optic technology in future. Personal fiber-optic connections for private individuals and industrial ...

Samsung and Versus unveil the 'Samsung E500 Versus'

Samsung Electronics and Versus, the line that embodies Gianni Versace SpA at its most youthful, free spirited and daring, unveiled the new 'Samsung Versus E500' mobile phone.

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