With secondary infections from drug-resistant bacteria a real concern in hospitals worldwide, MIT scientist report a breakthrough that might be able to effect both prevention and cure.
Archives for October 2010
Welcome to one of our guest columns, where active researchers can share their views on topics relevant to materials science. Professor Geoffrey Ozin from the University of Toronto tells us what he thinks about nanoscale silicon and its future. One thing that has caught my eye in the last few years is the burgeoning activity […]
We speak to Andrey Rogach, nanocrystal expert and Professor at the Physics and Materials Science Department, City University of Hong Kong.
Optimum operational parameters have been obtained for fabricating electrospun PVA fibers.
A recent concept article gives a round-up of how nanoplasmonic technology can be employed to control optical properties by use of appropriately shaped nanostructures.
Prof. Andrey Rogach, Prof. Dmitri Talapin and Dr. Elena Shevchenko look back on 10 exciting years of nanocrystal superstructures.
Chitin-silicon dioxide nanocomposite made by self-organization and sol-gel chemistry.
The sample size of nanomaterials with functional properties has been limited to just a few millimeters. This fact has limited their commercial use, so far.
Professor Rod Ruoff, nanoscience researcher at the University of Texas, on his work, his life, and how his knees got him into chemistry…
Nanospheres made of aromatic amino acids: The most rigid organic nanostructures to date.