- Zipping Up Wounds With Nanoparticles April 27, 2014
- Nanobridging by aqueous nanoparticle solutions could replace sutures for certain medical procedures
- Bamboo inspires new process for making metals tougher July 3, 2014
Steel is a common benchmark against which the strength of materials is measured, with "stronger than steel" a familiar catch cry for those touting the properties of some new space-age material.
- Tiny laser sensor heightens bomb detection sensitivity July 20, 2014
A team of researchers led by Xiang Zhang, UC Berkeley professor of mechanical engineering, has found a way to dramatically increase the sensitivity of a light-based plasmon sensor to detect incredibly minute concentrations of explosives.
- Magritek Demonstrate Spinsolve Benchtop NMR Spectrometer July 22, 2014
- Magritek, a leading worldwide provider of compact NMR and MRI instruments, have demonstrated the use of their Spinsolve benchtop NMR spectrometer to perform and monitor chemical reactions on-line. As...
- Making Boron Nitride Nanotubes In Bulk May 25, 2014
- Large-scale production of small-diameter nanostructures provides an opportunity to explore this material’s applications
- Durable, Stretchable Coating Repels Water July 17, 2014
- Materials: A superhydrophobic coating built on a flexible, nanostructured hydrogel can make several different materials water repellent
- Boyd to Acquire Evonik’s Solimide Foam Business July 21, 2014
- Boyd Corporation, a leading global provider of engineered, specialty material-based energy management and sealing solutions, today announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase the...
- New SERS Substrate Enables Large-Area Imaging June 8, 2014
- Boehmite template guides formation of a gold substrate that is uniformly SERS active over a large area
- Graphene-Coated Pipette Tips Stop Water Droplets From Taking Charge June 16, 2014
- Surface Chemistry: Coating a pipette tip with graphene reduces unwanted electrical charge on droplets
- Toward ultimate light efficiency on the cheap July 17, 2014
Researchers at the Univ. of Michigan have taken a major stride toward perfectly efficient lighting that is also relatively inexpensive and simple to make.
- Printing Holograms At Home April 28, 2014
- Optics: A simple technique for making holograms could lead to the first holographic desktop printer
- Metal Nitride Support Boosts Fuel-Cell Catalyst Performance June 1, 2014
- Substituting mixed-metal nitrides for carbon supports typically used for fuel-cell catalysts improves device performance and durability
- Big Tussle Over Tiny Particles May 25, 2014
- In peer-reviewed papers and on blogs, researchers argue over the existence of striped coatings on nanoparticles
- Journal of Electronic Materials Announces New Editor-in-Chief July 2, 2014
July 1, 2014 - Warrendale, PA - The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society announces the selection of F. Shahedipour-Sandvik, from the University at Albany, State University of New York , as the new editor-in-chief of the Journal of Electronic Materials.
- Two-Faced Dendrimers Form Onionlike Vesicles June 22, 2014
- Controllable bilayer and multilayer dendrimersomes could be useful for drug delivery