Two separate sample preparation techniques are combined by the FloVac Degasser into a single elegant solution.
News - 9 Jun 2020
A team led by the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory synthesized a tiny structure with high surface area and discovered how its unique architecture drives ions across interfaces...
News - 11 Aug 2015
A team of researchers at Rice University has developed an advanced solid-state memory technology that enables high-density data storage without causing any major computer errors. The memory device...
News - 17 Dec 2009
Graphene -- a single-atom-thick sheet of carbon, like those seen in pencil marks -- offers great potential for new types of nanoscale devices, if a good way can be found to mold the material into...
News - 29 Mar 2005
A new dielectric material, developed by researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, could facilitate the use of copper circuitry at the chip level. The thermally stable aromatic...
News - 21 Sep 2021
Chemical engineers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign now understand how water molecules assemble and change shape in some settings, revealing a new strategy to speed up chemical reactions...
News - 9 Sep 2021
The petrol industry recognizes the importance of para-xylene, given its many uses in everyday products, from plastic soda bottles to polyester fiber.
The challenge is that xylenes travel in threes...
News - 31 May 2021
While DNA is often idealised as the "molecule of life", it is also a highly sophisticated polymer that can be used for next-generation materials.
Beyond the fact that it can store...
News - 4 Sep 2020
Venus flytraps do it, trap-jaw ants do it, and now materials scientists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst can do it, too - they discovered a way of efficiently converting elastic energy in a...
News - 6 May 2020
Researchers in the College of Science have developed a material that is up to 40 times faster in desalinating small batches of water than other materials available today.
Guoliang "Greg" Liu, an...