Article - 20 Jul 2001
In 1817, German chemist Friedrich Strohmeyer discovered cadmium from an impurity of zinc carbonate (ZnCO3). Cadmium derives from the Latin term ‘cadmia’ and the Greek word ‘kadmeia’, which are ancient...
News - 11 Jun 2019
Inside a narrow glass tube sits a substance that can harm or cure, depending on how you use it. It gives off a faint blue glow, a sign of its radioactivity. While the energy and subatomic particles it...
News - 1 Apr 2019
Red blood cells, also known as RBCs, are considered as amazing particles. These cells collect oxygen from the humans’ lungs and carry it throughout their body to sustain them.
News - 21 Mar 2019
Topological materials possess extraordinary, defect-resistant properties and are anticipated to be used in quantum computing, optics, electronics, and other domains. Now, the realization of these...
News - 13 Jan 2016
A team of researchers from Penn State have developed a new and unique technique that enables the detection of single molecules of biological and chemical species from solid, liquid and gaseous...
News - 2 Dec 2013
Benchmade Knife Company (www.benchmade.com) today was named the overall winner of the second-annual American Made Outdoor Gear Award.
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News - 1 Sep 2011
smart has always been a pioneer in matters of urban mobility and with the smart fortwo electric drive the company is showing the direction of development in cities around the world. Together with...
Article - 11 Mar 2020
This article looks at the key developments of polymer science in the last 100 years since it was first discovered by German chemist Hermann Staudinger.
Article - 13 Aug 2018
Phthalates are used as plasticizers in a wide range of common products. Over recent years, the material has acquired attention due to its potential negative health impacts.
Article - 5 Jun 2015
In this interview, Prof. Colin Humphreys from the University of Cambridge talks about the real-world impacts of his wide ranging research, and the importance of electron microscopy in materials...