Nanotechnologies News

Sep 23, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have designed new mussel-inspired waterproof adhesives that could be used to heal wounds or repair ships. Combinatorial and modular genetic strategy for engineering self-assembling underwater adhesives; abbreviations: Mfps – mussel foot proteins (Mfp3 and Mfp5 – major mussel adhesive foot proteins, have unstructured coil structures in solution and are critical to the underwater interfacial...

Nov 29, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Australian scientists have revealed the bacterial killing potential of black silicon, a type of silicon that has been etched to create long narrow nanoprotrusions...

Oct 10, 2013 by Sci-News.com

According to scientists at Rice University, a material called carbyne will be the strongest material if and when anyone can make it in bulk. Nanorods or...

Sep 10, 2013 by Sci-News.com

A team of researchers led by Dr Alon Gorodetsky of the University of California, Irvine, has developed a tunable biomimetic infrared camouflage coating...

Sep 10, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Scientists from the United States and Switzerland have demonstrated a novel mechanism for extracting energy from light. Dr Bonnell and her colleagues fabricated...

Aug 6, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Using an atomic force microscope and a method called thermochemical nanolithography, scientists have painted the Mona Lisa on a surface about one-third...

Apr 19, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

A team of researchers at the University of California San Diego has created ‘nanosponges’ capable of removing a broad class of toxins from the bloodstream,...

Mar 15, 2013 by Natali Anderson

Scientists from Singapore and Belgium have successfully altered the properties of water, making it corrosive enough to etch diamonds. Diamond particles...

Feb 22, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

By studying a bright blue pigment used in Ancient Egypt about 5,000 years ago, U.S. chemists have uncovered clues toward the development of new nanomaterials...