Researchers have fabricated a new type of paper that they hope will create a revolution of its own - and while it won't replace your notepad, this remarkably stiff and strong yet lightweight material should find use in a wide variety of applications.
Researchers in Japan have succeeded in developing an aligned and highly densely packed carbon nanotubes material that retains the excellent physical and chemical properties of individual single-walled carbon nanotubes.
A new report summarizes the contents of an event entitled "NIA Masterclass & Workshop: REACH for Nanomaterials", held in London on May 9, 2007. The event discussed the implications of the new European law on chemicals - REACH - for nanomaterials.
Apoptosis, or programmed cell death, is a hallmark effect triggered by effective anticancer drugs. Now, researchers have developed a biocompatible, fluorescent nanoparticle that could provide an early sign that apoptosis is occurring as a result of anticancer therapy.