News - 13 Jan 2011
Scientists are reporting the development of a new, ultra-light form of "frozen smoke" — renowned as the world's lightest solid material — with amazing strength and an...
News - 27 Nov 2003
Researchers from the Physics Department at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), the Institut de Ciènca de Materials de Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC), and the Universidad de Zaragoza have...
News - 30 Jul 2008
Researchers have created a 3D image of a material referred to as "liquid
Aerogel, also known as liquid smoke or “San Francisco fog,” is
an open-cell polymer...
News - 2 Jun 2015
Researchers from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stanford University have developed a new technique for producing elastic high-capacity batteries using wood pulp. The breakdown of tree...
News - 6 Nov 2019
Imagine a device that can sit outside under blazing sunlight on a clear day, and without using any power cool things down by more than 23 degrees Fahrenheit (13 degrees Celsius). It almost sounds like...
News - 12 Feb 2009
Scientists in Arizona and New Jersey are reporting that aerogels, a super-lightweight solid sometimes called "frozen smoke," may serve as the ultimate sponge for capturing oil from...
News - 3 Mar 2011
A spongy substance that could be mistaken for packing material has the nanotechnology world buzzing.
University of Central Florida Associate Professor Lei Zhai and postdoctoral associate Jianhua...
Article - 23 Nov 2001
Materials with grain sizes in the order of a billionth of a meter are called nanomaterials, or nanocrystalline materials, which can be used for a range of structural and non-structural applications.
News - 3 Jul 2020
Electric motors and electronic devices generate electromagnetic fields that sometimes have to be shielded in order not to affect neighboring electronic components or the transmission of signals....
News - 27 Mar 2012
An innovative, lighter, stronger, sustainable buoyant material has been presented at the American Chemical Society’s 2012 National Meeting & Exposition.
The material has been developed...