- Toughening Up Elastomers April 13, 2014
- Materials Science: Inspired by hydrogel synthesis, two-part strategy yields strong yet soft elastic polymers
- Structure Revealed For Bacterial Infection Apparatus March 9, 2014
- The first glimpse at the machinery used by several pathogens to infect cells is expected to affect biochemical research on several fronts
- Scalable CVD process for making 2-D molybdenum diselenide April 8, 2014
Nanoengineering researchers at Rice Univ. and Nanyang Technological Univ. in Singapore have unveiled a potentially scalable method for making one-atom-thick layers of molybdenum diselenide-a highly sought semiconductor that is similar to graphene but has better properties for making certain electronic devices like switchable transistors and ... (more)
- Nanostructures Designed To Fall Apart February 2, 2014
- DNA-metal nanoparticle ‘superstructures’ might one day deliver drugs, then decompose and exit the body
- Implantable Metal-Filled Particles Activate Cancer Drug February 23, 2014
- Oncology: Strategy restricts chemotherapeutic agent's toxicity in cells
- Hard Silicon Wafers Yield Flexible Electronics February 14, 2014
- Electronics: New silicon exfoliation technique converts rigid electronic devices into ones that could be worn or rolled up
- Coming, glasses as strong as steel - Indiatalkies.com April 14, 2014
New York, April 14: Imagine glasses that are strong as steel and can be used for producing hard, durable and seamless complex shapes that no other metal processing method can.
- Adjustable forming of thermoplastic composites for orthopaedic applications April 8, 2014
In Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, Vol. 9, No. 2. , pp. 83-88, doi:10.1023/a%3a1008894930867 The present study was focused on the development of a special thermoforming technique for manufacturing of continuous fibre reinforced thermoplastic composite parts with complex surface contours.
- An abundant and inexpensive water-splitting photocatalyst with low toxicity active in visible light April 16, 2014
Researchers at Japan's National Institute for Materials Science have discovered a new photocatalyst, Sn3O4, which facilitates the production of hydrogen fuel from water, using sunlight as an energy source.
- Aerotech Launch New High Precision X-Y Ball-Screw Stage April 17, 2014
- Aerotech has introduced an X-Y ball-screw stage for high precision applications from surface metrology to automation. The new PlanarSL is an economical alternative for applications that do not...
- Promoting Fullerene Solubility March 2, 2014
- Lipid membrane density and packing are key factors for dissolving fullerenes in liposomes
- Researchers Study How Rare-Earth Nanoparticles Trigger Inflammation February 6, 2014
- Toxicology: Coating the nanoparticles in phosphates could prevent the toxic process
- Researchers open path to finding rare, polarized metals April 2, 2014
Drexel University researchers are turning some of the basic tenets of chemistry and physics upside down to cut a trail toward the discovery of a new set of materials.
- Element Hitchin Completes Proof-of-concept Research Project into Managing the Quality Control and Repair of Composite Pipelines April 16, 2014
- Element Hitchin, UK, has successfully completed a groundbreaking proof-of-concept research project to design and build equipment for the continuous quality control and repairing of reinforced...
- Microwave Chemistry Remains Hot, Fast, And A Tad Mystical January 26, 2014
- Differing takes on exactly how this popular heating method enhances reactions is keeping chemists intrigued