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Nanotubes' 'stuffing' as is: A scientist from the Lomonosov Moscow State University studied the types of carbon nanotubes' 'stuffing'

June 6, 2016 - 7:45am
Marianna Kharlamova (the Lomonosov Moscow State University Department of Materials Science) examined different types of carbon nanotubes' "stuffing" and classified them according to the influence on t...

Dentin nanostructures -- a super-natural phenomenon: Why it is superior to any synthetic filling material at making teeth last

June 6, 2016 - 7:45am
Dentin is one of the most durable biological materials in the human body. Researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin were able to show that the reason for this can be traced to its nanostru...

Tiny lasers enable next-gen microprocessors to run faster, less power-hungry

June 6, 2016 - 7:45am
Tiny high-performance lasers grown directly on silicon wafers solve a decades-old semiconductor industry challenge that, until now, has held back the integration of photonics with electronics on the s...

Ensuring the future affordability of wind turbines, computers and electric cars

June 6, 2016 - 7:45am
Technologies from wind turbines to electric vehicles rely on critical materials called rare-earth elements. These elements, though often abundant, can be difficult and increasingly costly to come by....