Curbing the flammability of epoxy resin

In a paper to be published in a forthcoming issue of Nano, a team of researchers from Henan University have investigated the flame retardant performance of epoxy resin using a boron nitride nanosheet decorated with cobalt ...

Energy storage solution combines polymers and nanosheets

A new, lightweight composite material for energy storage in flexible electronics, electric vehicles and aerospace applications has been experimentally shown to store energy at operating temperatures well above current commercial ...

Stable, highly conductive 2-D nanosheets of boron nitride

An international group of researchers has arranged 2D nanosheets of boron nitride, the "white graphene", into membranes with a significant level of conductivity and chemical and thermal stability up to 90°C.

Scientists create revolutionary material to clean oil spills

Deakin University scientists have manufactured a revolutionary material that can clean up oil spills, which could save the earth from potential future disasters such as any repeat of the 2010 Gulf Coast BP disaster that wreaked ...