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2013-06-14 11:26:18

Researchers at Rice University have come up with a new way to boost the efficiency of the ubiquitous lithium ion (LI) battery by employing ribbons of graphene that start as carbon nanotubes.

Door To Clean-Energy Alternatives Opened With Nanoparticle
2013-06-13 15:40:07

Cheaper clean-energy technologies could be made possible thanks to a new discovery.

DNA Brings Life To Materials
2013-06-13 14:54:30

A colloid is a substance spread out evenly inside another substance. Everyday examples include milk, styrofoam, hair sprays, paints, shaving foam, gels and even dust, mud and fog.

Light-Carved ‘Nano-Volcanoes’ Could Help With New Drug Delivery Technologies
2013-06-13 14:37:12

North Carolina State University Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a method for creating “nano-volcanoes” by shining various colors of light through a nanoscale “crystal ball” made of a synthetic polymer. These nano-volcanoes can store precise amounts of other materials and hold promise for new drug-delivery technologies. The researchers create the nano-volcanoes by placing spherical, transparent polymer nanoparticles directly onto...

Polymer Structures Serve As 'Nanoreactors' For Producing Nanocrystals With Uniform Sizes, Shapes
2013-06-12 14:09:01

sing star-shaped block co-polymer structures as tiny reaction vessels, researchers have developed an improved technique for producing nanocrystals with consistent sizes, compositions and architectures – including metallic, ferroelectric, magnetic, semiconductor and luminescent nanocrystals.

2013-06-06 23:31:28

NanoMaterials, nano-additive lubricant company to present recent developments in the field of nano-additives for lubricants at the NLGI Annual Meeting in Tuscon, Arizona; June 15-18, 2013.

Toolbox For Nanoparticle Manipulation Expanded With New Microfluidic Method
2013-06-06 14:03:40

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a new flow-based method for manipulating and confining single particles in free solution, a process that will help address current challenges faced by nanoscientists and engineers.

2013-05-28 21:41:31

Many solids are produced from melting.

Big Molecule Models Captured In A Flash
2013-05-28 11:02:32

To learn how biological molecules like proteins function, scientists must first understand their structures. Almost as important is understanding how the structures change, as molecules in the native state do their jobs.


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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