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2-D Tin Could Be The Next Super Material
2013-11-21 14:32:00

Theorists Predict New Single-Layer Material Could Go Beyond Graphene, Conducting Electricity with 100 Percent Efficiency at Room Temperature

2013-10-31 23:31:18

NanoMaterials will attend the “Automechanika Shanghai”, an international trade fair held in Shanghai New International Expo Center between Dec 10-13.

2013-10-23 10:17:24

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have successfully added a fourth dimension to their printing technology, opening up exciting possibilities for the creation and use of adaptive, composite materials in manufacturing, packaging and biomedical applications.

2013-10-08 13:56:25

University of Illinois researchers have developed a new approach with applications in materials development for energy capture and storage and for optoelectronic materials.

2013-09-17 23:22:02

Nanotech Industrial Solutions, Inc.

2013-08-21 23:17:04

SACHEM N416 is a mildly basic organic salt that can be used as catalyst, curing agent, and initiator in the polymer industry.

New Material Cheaper Batteries
2013-08-08 08:39:33

Researchers have created a new, cost-effective polymer membrane that decreases the cost of alkaline batteries and fuel cells by replacing costly platinum catalysts without sacrificing performance.

2013-07-26 18:41:05

The mineral molybdenum disulfide (MoS2), which, when solid, behaves in many ways like grease, has semiconducting properties that make it a promising alternative to silicon or graphene in electronic devices.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.