Researchers have developed a new process to control molecular growth within the 'building block' components of inorganic materials. The method, which uses nanoparticles to organize the components during a critical phase of the manufacturing process, could lead to innovative new materials, such as self-lubricating bearings for engines, and it could make it feasible for them to be mass-produced.
Researchers have developed a novel nanometer scale ruthenium oxide anchored nanocarbon graphene foam architecture that improves the performance of supercapacitors, a development that could mean faster acceleration in electric vehicles and longer battery life in portable electronics.
Researchers announce the successful development of a lab-on-a-chip platform capable of detecting protein cancer markers in the blood using the very latest advances in plasmonics, nano-fabrication, microfluids and surface chemistry.
The National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) announced the National Nanotechnology Initiative's (NNI) partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Forest Service to host 'Cellulose Nanomaterials - A Path Towards Commercialization'.
As smartphones get smarter and computers compute faster, researchers actively search for ways to speed up the processing of information. Now, scientists at Princeton University have made a step forward in developing a new class of materials that could be used in future technologies.
In the EU's NEUWalk project, which has been awarded funding of some nine million euros, researchers are working on a new method of treatment designed to restore motor function in patients who have suffered severe injuries to their spinal cord.
Confronted with the wide range of nanomaterials in everyday life and the many questions surrounding them, ANSES published a review of the available literature on health and environmental issues relating to manufactured nanomaterials.
Solar thermal panels developed at EPFL are are dressed up in unique and patented new materials. Researchers created a stronger black coating that retains its original color and thereby its absorption properties much longer than traditional panels.