<b>Graphene conference will be held soon</b>

Graphene conference will be held soon

Graphene conference to be held soon...
<b>Materials Scientists Discover Way to Imitate Natural Spring-Loaded Snapping Without Energy Loss</b>

Materials Scientists Discover Way to Imitate Natural Spring-Loaded Snapping Without Energy Loss

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 spring to kinetic energy for high-accele...
<b>Nano 'sandwich' offers unique properties</b>

Nano 'sandwich' offers unique properties

Rice University researchers have modeled a nanoscale sandwich, the first in what they hope will become a molecular deli for materials scientists. Their recipe puts two slices of atom-thick graphene around nanoclusters of magnesium oxide tha...
<b>Pest control with biosynthesized silver nanoparticles</b>

Pest control with biosynthesized silver nanoparticles

In a new study, researchers provide evidence for the novel future application of biosynthesized silver nanoparticles based nanoformulation for pest management....
<b>Researchers Connect Two Classes of Unconventional Superconductors</b>

Researchers Connect Two Classes of Unconventional Superconductors

The understanding of unconventional superconductivity is one of the most challenging and fascinating tasks of solid-state physics. Different classes of unconventional superconductors share that superconductivity emerges near a magnetic phas...
<b>Advanced energy materials: effect of intrinsic defects of carbon materials on sodium storage properti</b>

Advanced energy materials: effect of intrinsic defects of carbon materials on sodium storage properti

sodium ion battery has the advantages of low cost no over discharge which is expected to play an important role in the future large-scale energy storage system. It is reported that the performance of sodium ion battery cathode materials (po...
<b>Expanding palette for color-changing glass</b>

Expanding palette for color-changing glass

Rice University's latest nanophotonics research could expand the color palette for companies in the fast-growing market for glass windows that change color at the flick of an electric switch. Researchers from the laboratory of Rice plasmoni...
<b>Natural gas price rise, soda ash enterprise cost will rise</b>

Natural gas price rise, soda ash enterprise cost will rise

Natural gas prices rise...
<b>New transistor design disguises key computer chip hardware from hackers</b>

New transistor design disguises key computer chip hardware from hackers

Researchers have demonstrated a way to disguise which transistor is which by building them out of a sheet-like material called black phosphorus. This built-in security measure would prevent hackers from getting enough information about the c...