Graphene: It is all about the toppings

Graphene consists of a single layer of carbon atoms. Exceptional electronic, thermal, mechanical and optical properties have made graphen...

New nano-engineering strategy shows potential for improved advanced energy storage

New types of cathodes, suitable for advanced energy storage, can be developed using beyond-lithium ion batteries

Harvesting hydrogen from nanogardens

Electrochemical deposition methods yield grass-, leave- and flower-like nanostructures for efficient hydrogen generation

Researchers propose novel method for plasmonic structural color generation

A research group led by Prof. CAO Hongtao at the Ningbo Institute of Materials Technology and Engineering (NIMTE) of the Chinese Academy ...

Researchers create air filter that can kill the coronavirus

Nickel foam filter catches, heats and kills the virus and other pathogens

Contest between superconductivity and insulating states in magic angle graphene

Superconductivity can exist without insulating phases in Magic-Angle Twisted Bi-layer Graphene (MATBG)

Making plastic more transparent while also adding electrical conductivity

Michigan Engineering change the game by making a conductive coating that’s also anti-reflective.

Custom nanoparticle regresses tumors when exposed to light

A unique nanoparticle to deliver a localized cancer treatment inhibits tumor growth in mice, according to a team of Penn State researcher...

Red-light LEDs for next-generation displays

In efforts to optimize the performance of light-emitting diodes (LEDs), KAUST researchers are looking at every aspect of the design, fabr...

Leap in lidar could improve safety, security of new technology

Researchers have developed a new silicon chip with major applications in lidar systems for self-driving cars and smart phones

A novel active photonic wireless system to power medical implants

Researchers in Korea have now developed a new method to power medical implants using an active photonic wireless system

Shock-dissipating fractal cubes could forge high-tech armor

3D printed fractal structures with closely spaced voids dissipate shockwaves five times better than solid cubes

Cell 'membrane on a chip' could speed up screening of drug candidates for COVID-19

Researchers have developed a human cell 'membrane on a chip' that allows continuous monitoring of how drugs and infectious agents interac...

Engineers use “DNA origami” to identify vaccine design rules

In lab tests, virus-like DNA structures coated with viral proteins provoke a strong immune response in human B cells.

Flexible material shows potential for use in fabrics to heat, cool

A film made of tiny carbon nanotubes (CNT) may be a key material in developing clothing that can heat or cool the wearer on demand. A new...

Carbon-loving materials designed to reduce industrial emissions

Researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, are advancing gas mem...

The lightest shielding material in the world

Aerogels based on cellulose nanofibers can effectively shield electromagnetic radiation over a wide frequency range

Thermophones offer new route to radically simplify array design

Scientists have pioneered a new technique to produce arrays of sound produced entirely by heat. The team of researchers from the Centre f...