Stories with the tag: Nanoscience
PNNL has been awarded $2.8 million to adapt its energy-efficient adsorption chilling system for field military bases. The system could use up to half as much diesel as today’s technology, which could also save soldiers’ lives by reducing attacks on troops who transport fuel in the battlefield.
Release Date: 1/24/2013
So small they are invisible to the eye, nanoparticles bestow unique properties on a variety of coatings, such as cosmetic de-wrinkle creams, crack-resistant paints, and scratchproof glasses.
Release Date: 10/17/2012
In lithium ion battery materials, nickel doesn't spread itself out properly, slowing down the speed of charging and discharging.
Release Date: 9/27/2012
A PNNL biosensor made of fluorescent proteins embedded in the shell of microscopic marine algae called diatoms could help detect chemicals in water samples. The same research could also lead to new, diatom-inspired nanomaterials.
Release Date: 3/22/2012
PNNL researchers and their collaborators earned kudos for technologies ranging from the very small to industrial-strength.
Release Date: 7/8/2010
PNNL researchers describe in a paper published in the nanotechnology journal Small how DNA and graphene interact and can create biosensors for disease diagnosis, among other biotechnology uses.
Release Date: 5/13/2010
Six researchers at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Release Date: 12/17/2009
PNNL scientists presented their research in nanotechnology at the 2009 Micro Nano Breakthrough Conference in Portland, Ore.
Release Date: 9/24/2009
Release Date: 11/1/2006
Scientists have uncovered a class of gold atom clusters that are the first known metallic hollow equivalents of the famous hollow carbon fullerenes known as buckyballs.
Release Date: 5/15/2006