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Theorists solve a long-standing fundamental problem

When it comes to trying to model the properties and behavior of systems of atoms, scientists use two fundamentally different pictures of reality, one of which is called 'statistical' and the other 'dynamical'. The two approaches have at times been at odds, but scientists announced a way to reconcile the two pictures.

Posted: Aug 30th, 2016

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Making mechanically strong nanotubes with light

Scientists have developed a simple and effective method for the formation of robust covalent ONTs from simple molecules. This method is expected to be useful in generating a range of nanotube-based materials with desirable properties.

Posted: Aug 30th, 2016

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DNA-based nanocontainers for drug delivery

Scientists have engineered a novel nanoscale drug delivery vehicle which can be tuned to release a range of cargos. The drug delivery system consists of self-assembled DNA nanopores embedded in nanometre-sized 'bubbles' known as polymersomes.

Posted: Aug 30th, 2016

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Super cement's secret

Electron anions impart unconventional properties in a unique cement semiconductor for potentials uses in industrial catalysts and flat panel displays.

Posted: Aug 29th, 2016

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