A*STAR's Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE) showcases R+D in polymer and nanocomposites that are used to produce new transparent high-barrier film packaging, low dental shrinkage materials, anti-scratch coatings, aerospace carbon-fibre reinforced polymers and soft, high-impact resistant protective padding.
Contour Energy Systems, Inc. an innovative portable power company commercializing next-generation battery systems, today announced the acquisition of a breakthrough carbon nanotube technology that can dramatically improve the power capability of lithium-ion batteries, through an exclusive technology licensing agreement with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
What do a smart window company, a microbial analysis start-up and waste-heat recovery start-up have in common? They're all located in the San Francisco Bay Area and they're all based on technology developed at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Sandia researchers use molecular dynamics simulations at the New Mexico Computational Center supercomputer to show that simple coatings are actually incapable of fully covering each spherical nanoparticle in a set.
Beim Branchendialog NanoCleanTech des Bundesministeriums fuer Bildung und Forschung (BMBF) diskutierten Experten aus der Material- und Nanotechnologieforschung mit Fachleuten der Umweltbranche ueber Chancen und Herausforderungen.
At the exclusive invitation of Nature Physics, Wouter Roos and Gijs Wuite, respectively FOM researcher and FOM workgroup leader at VU University Amsterdam, discuss recent developments in the area of 'physical virology' in this month's issue.
More brilliant X-rays, more cost-effective methods for developing new energy sources and advanced manufacturing processes are just some of the benefits which may come from a novel technology, proven at the theoretical level by a consortium of British and European laser scientists.
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University have developed a novel approach for delivering small bits of genetic material into the body to improve the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases.
The discovery reveals that energy-carrying particles generated by packets of light can travel on the order of a thousand times farther in organic (carbon-based) semiconductors than scientists previously observed.