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Rust never sleeps. Whether a reference to the 1979 Neil Young album or a product designed to protect metal surfaces, the phrase invokes the idea that corrosion from oxidation-the more general chemical...
Iranian researchers used nanotechnology to produce super bio-magnetic sorbent for the removal of pollutions dissolved in water.
Iranian researchers succeeded in the production of silver nanoparticles from eucalyptus extract.
Iranian researchers from Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman succeeded in the production of a sorbent with comparable advantages over the commercial sorbents in the extraction and removal of pollutant...
Graphene and related two-dimensional crystals and hybrid systems showcase several key properties that can address emerging energy needs, in particular for the ever growing market of portable and weara...
Prototypes of nano-cellulose based filters with high purification capacity towards environmentally hazardous contaminants from industrial effluents eg. process industries, have been developed by resea...
Iranian researchers proposed the simultaneous use of nanoparticles and nanofibers to increase the resistance and lifetime of asphalt.
Electrons may be seen as small magnets that also carry a negative electrical charge. On a fundamental level, these two properties are indivisible. However, in certain materials where the electrons are...
Stroke victims could have more time to seek treatment that could reduce harmful effects on the brain, thanks to tiny blobs of gelatin that could deliver the medication to the brain noninvasively.
Iranian researchers from Sharif University of Technology succeeded in the production of a nanocomposite with appropriate mechanical properties and resistance against various environmental conditions.
When it comes to engineering single-layer atomic structures, "minding the gap" will help researchers create artificial electronic materials one atomic layer at a time, according to a team of materials...
Mysteries of Molecular Machines Revealed: Phenix software uses X-ray diffraction spots to produce 3-D image
Scientists are making it easier for pharmaceutical companies and researchers to see the detailed inner workings of molecular machines.
Harris & Harris Group Notes Publicly Traded Portfolio Company Enumeral Biomedical's Collaboration With Merck
Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes that its publicly traded portfolio company, Enumeral Biomedical Holdings, Inc.,...
New non-invasive method can detect Alzheimer's disease early: MRI probe technology shows brain toxins in living animals for first time
No methods currently exist for the early detection of Alzheimer's disease, which affects one out of nine people over the age of 65. Now, an interdisciplinary team of Northwestern University scientists...
Piezoelectricity in a 2-D semiconductor: Berkeley Lab researchers discovery of piezoelectricty in molybdenum disulfide holds promise for future MEMS
A door has been opened to low-power off/on switches in micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) and nanoelectronic devices, as well as ultrasensitive bio-sensors, with the first observation of piezoele...
Here's a nice surprise: quantum physics is less complicated than we thought. An international team of researchers has proved that two peculiar features of the quantum world previously considered disti...
Iranian researchers produced a new type of enzyme biosensor to increase the speed of clinical diagnosis.
Universality of charge order in cuprate superconductors: Charge order has been established in another class of cuprate superconductors, highlighting the importance of the phenomenon as a general property of these high-Tc materials
The discovery of superconductivity in cuprates, a class of ceramic materials, in 1986 has boosted an impressive effort of research all around the world. These materials still hold the record for the t...
Researchers from the University of Southampton have revealed a breakthrough in optical fibre communications.
Atom-thick CCD could capture images: Rice University scientists develop two-dimensional, light-sensitive material
An atomically thin material developed at Rice University may lead to the thinnest-ever imaging platform.