Virginia Tech chemistry Professor Harry C. Dorn, Emory and Henry College chemistry Professor James Duchamp, and Panos Fatouros, professor and chair of the Division of Radiation Physics and Biology at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine have co-invented a hands-off process for filling fullerenes with radioactive material.
Solar cells could soon be produced more cheaply using nanoparticle 'inks' that allow them to be printed like newspaper or painted onto the sides of buildings or rooftops to absorb electricity-producing sunlight.
A team of researchers from The Australian National University have discovered a way to remove salt from seawater using nanotubes made from boron and nitrogen atoms that will make the process up to five times faster.
In a Federal Register notice published last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its withdrawal of the final significant new use rules (SNURs) for single- and multi-walled carbon nanotubes.
An der TU Graz, die den Kongress veranstaltet, arbeiten fuehrende Forscher im Bereich der Elektronenmikroskopie. Die Entwicklungen des Institutes fuer Elektronenmikroskopie und Feinstrukturforschung ermoeglichen der Wissenschaft und der Industrie Einblicke in Mikro- und Nanowelten, die beispielsweise das Erkennen von Krankheiten erleichtern, das Fliegen sicherer und Computer schneller machen.
The University of South Australia and SA Water are set to extend a research partnership deal that has seen SA Water invest $3.5m of funding into finding smart ways to manage and re-use water in South Australia.
NASA and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, or AFOSR, have successfully launched a small rocket using an environmentally-friendly, safe propellant comprised of nanoscale aluminum powder and water ice, called ALICE.
Elena Shevchenko, nanoscientist at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory, has joined a select list of the world's youngest top innovators chosen by Technology Review magazine for her work at Argonne's Center for Nanoscale Materials.