Imagine if all you had to do to charge your iPod or your BlackBerry was to wave your hand, or stretch your arm, or take a walk? You could say goodbye to batteries and never have to plug those devices into a power source again.
Through online activities ranging from facilitated chats to one-on-one interviews, the members will help Elsevier identify, design and deliver relevant products and services that resonate with and inspire research scientists around the world.
Elsevier announced today, that Biomaterials, the leading journal in the field of biomaterials science, will host Biomaterials Asia 2009 in Hong Kong from April 5-8 to highlight the latest Asian research developments, institutions, and individuals in biomaterials science.
From Puerto Rico to Montana, museums, universities and research centers are gearing up for one of the largest outreach efforts ever attempted for educating the public about science and engineering at the nanoscale, a barely conceivable environment where one can manipulate objects as small as a single atom.
Nanotechnology International Prize is a unique international award. For the first time the prize will be awarded not only for nanotechnology scientific discoveries and innovations but for their application to mass production.
Funding from the Missouri Life Sciences Research Fund, part of the 1998 state tobacco settlement, will establish the St. Louis Institute of Nanomedicine Working Group, a collaborative regional effort to apply advances in nanotechnology to the treatment of human diseases.
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed a method for coating metal surfaces with an ultrathin film containing nanoparticles which renders the metal resistant to corrosion and eliminates the use of toxic chromium for this purpose.
Flexible display screens and cheap solar cells can become a reality through research and development in organic electronics. Physicists at Umea University in Sweden have now developed a new and simple method for producing cheap electronic components.
A new book from the National Research Council finds serious weaknesses in the government's plan for research on the potential health and environmental risks posed by nanomaterials, which are increasingly being used in consumer goods and industry.