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Nanotechnology for the food industry - course

This broad and practically oriented course has been put forward to meet the needs from industries to gain knowledge and understanding about current research going on in this expansive field.

Posted: Jul 22nd, 2010

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Simple way to separate nano-pollutants

The Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciencies (IPC PAS) developed an innovative sewage treatment process allowing nanometric size pollutants to be separated.

Posted: Jul 22nd, 2010

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Quantum entanglement in photosynthesis and evolution

Recently, academic debate has been swirling around the existence of unusual quantum mechanical effects in the most ubiquitous of phenomena, including photosynthesis, the process by which organisms convert light into chemical energy.

Posted: Jul 21st, 2010

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Bringing nanotechnology to market

Northeastern University's Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing (CHN) has received a $2 million grant to help commercialize nanotechnology and put smaller, more energy efficient electronic devices in the hands of consumers more quickly.

Posted: Jul 21st, 2010

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Toward a new generation of superplastics

Scientists are reporting an in-depth validation of the discovery of the world's first mass producible, low-cost, organoclays for plastics. The powdered material, made from natural clay, would be a safer, more environmentally friendly replacement for the compound widely used to make plastics nanocomposites.

Posted: Jul 21st, 2010

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