<b>Scientists find path to nanodiamond from graphene</b>

Scientists find path to nanodiamond from graphene

Marrying two layers of graphene is an easy route to the blissful formation of nanoscale diamond, but sometimes thicker is better. While it may only take a bit of heat to turn a treated bilayer of ......
<b>How new materials increase the efficiency of direct ethanol fuel cells</b>

How new materials increase the efficiency of direct ethanol fuel cells

A group from Brazil and an HZB team have investigated a novel composite membrane for ethanol fuel cells. It consists of the polymer Nafion, in which nanoparticles of a titanium compound are embedded by the rarely explored melt extrusion pro...
<b>Graphene: It is all about the toppings</b>

Graphene: It is all about the toppings

However, combining graphene with other materials at the molecular level is difficult: The way graphene interacts with other materials depends not only on which material you choose, but also on how these materials are brought into contact wi...
<b>An LED that can be integrated directly into computer chips</b>

An LED that can be integrated directly into computer chips

The advance could cut production costs and reduce the size of microelectronics for sensing and communication. Light-emitting diodes — LEDs — can do way more than illuminate your living room. These light sources are useful microelectroni...
<b>Scientists devise catalyst that uses light to turn carbon dioxide to fuel</b>

Scientists devise catalyst that uses light to turn carbon dioxide to fuel

Researchers find new way to convert carbon dioxide into a usable fuel source. The concentration of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere is steadily increasing, and many scientists believe that it is ......
<b>Color-changing artificial 'chameleon skin' powered by nanomachines</b>

Color-changing artificial 'chameleon skin' powered by nanomachines

Researchers have developed artificial 'chameleon skin' that changes colour when exposed to light and could be used in applications such as active camouflage and large-scale dynamic displays. The material, developed by researchers from the U...
<b>An ultrafast glimpse of the photochemistry of the atmosphere</b>

An ultrafast glimpse of the photochemistry of the atmosphere

Researchers at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have explored the initial consequences of the interaction of light with molecules on the surface of nanoscopic aerosols. The nanocosmos is constantly in motion. All natural proc...
<b>Do Kitchen Items Shed Antimicrobial Nanoparticles After Use? </b>

Do Kitchen Items Shed Antimicrobial Nanoparticles After Use? 

Do Kitchen Items Shed Antimicrobial Nanoparticles After Use? ...