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Huge long-term potential for new breed of gas sensors

A little bit of gas can provide a lot of important information which can be used for things as diverse as saving lives during fires and making vehicles run more efficiently. Now a new generation of optical sensors, developed by European researchers, is revolutionising trace gas detection.

Posted: Dec 2nd, 2009

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First global nanotechnology regulation database launched

A global database of government documents on nanotechnology is being launched by three law professors at Arizona State University who, with their colleagues in Australia and Belgium, have corralled and organized a massive number of regulatory documents dealing with the rapidly advancing technology.

Posted: Dec 2nd, 2009

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Nanotechnology method lengthens lifetime of carbon electrodes

Researchers at Amirkabir University of Technology, in collaboration with colleagues from University of Tehran, introduced a highly efficient method for the modification of carbon electrodes which enables them to detect silver ion down to picomolar concentrations.

Posted: Dec 2nd, 2009

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