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Nanotechnology rust-proofing - without chromium

For a long time, chromium plating protected car bodies against rust - but this has been prohibited since 2007. However, chromium-free coatings are not suitable for universal use; they have to be adapted to the respective application. A new chromium-free coating can help.

Posted: Dec 3rd, 2008

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New SciFinder podcasts cover nanotechnology topics

The SciFinder series of podcasts from the American Chemical Society's CAS division explores a vast array of current interest topics and new discoveries in the 21st century and shows how SciFinder can play a significant role in providing solutions for the advancement of science.

Posted: Dec 3rd, 2008

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New funding for gene therapy for human degenerative retinal diseases

A Canadian and American research group including the team of Dr. Robert Koenekoop from the Research Institute at the Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC has just been awarded $2.4 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Foundation Fighting Blindness Canada (FFB).

Posted: Dec 3rd, 2008

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Holographic nanotechnology assembly

Researchers at Purdue University have developed a technique that uses a laser and holograms to precisely position numerous tiny particles within seconds, representing a potential new tool to analyze biological samples or create devices using nanoassembly.

Posted: Dec 2nd, 2008

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