Nanotechnology News – Latest Headlines

Metallic glass yields secrets under pressure

In a new study, scientists at the Carnegie Institution used high pressure techniques to probe the connection between the density and electronic structure of a cerium-aluminum metallic glass, opening up new possibilities for developing metallic glasses for specific purposes.

Mar 16th, 2010

Read more

Long polymer chains dance the conga

Understanding the steps to the intricate dance inside a cell is essential to one day choreographing the show. By studying the molecules that give a cell its structure, University of Illinois researchers are moving closer to understanding one of those steps: the conga line.

Mar 16th, 2010

Read more

Nanowissenschaften in Berlin erhalten 2,2 Millionen Euro

Die Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft foerdert mit 2,2 Millionen Euro eine neue Forschergruppe unter Leitung der TU Berlin die die elektronischen und optischen Eigenschaften von Nanoteilchen und kleinen molekularen Aggregaten aus Kohlenstoff und Silizium gezielt veraendern will.

Mar 16th, 2010

Read more

Nanotechnology on the farm

A simple way to prolong cassava's shelf life could help farmers avoid that waste and sell their crop beyond their local region. Paula Hammond, MIT professor of chemical engineering, and other scientists are now working on an innovative way to help them do that, using nanotechnology.

Mar 16th, 2010

Read more

RSS Subscribe to our Nanotechnology Research News feed

Nanowerk on Facebook Engage with our Nanotechnology News on Facebook