Stories with the tag: Nanoscience
Nanorods created by PNNL researchers have an unusual property – spontaneously emitting water. After further development, the nanorods could be used for water harvesting and purification, or sweat-gathering fabric.
Release Date: 6/13/2016
PNNL researchers are designing synthetic polymers with the versatility of nature's original polymers, the ubiquitous proteins.
Release Date: 4/6/2016
Scientists have shown that a process known as oxidative stress is at work during the rendezvous between certain nanoparticles and immune cells known as macrophages.
Release Date: 1/13/2016
Calcium carbonate found in chalk, shells and rocks is one of the most important materials on earth. New insights on how it turns into hard, strong materials will help scientists design materials needed for a low-carbon future.
Release Date: 1/8/2016
Cool news about lasers: Research team refrigerates liquids with a laser for the first time.
Release Date: 11/25/2015
An international group of researchers has shown how nature uses a variety of pathways to grow crystals.
Release Date: 7/31/2015
Recognition is for research designed to reduce carbon emissions, improve energy storage materials and measure neutrinos.
Release Date: 5/6/2015
Using a powerful microscope to watch multiple cycles of charging and discharging under real battery conditions, researchers have gained insight into the chemistry that clogs rechargeable lithium batteries.
Release Date: 4/9/2015
A rubber-like coating on silicon nanoparticles improves their performance as electrodes in rechargeable batteries. Taking a peek inside while they charge shows us why.
Release Date: 12/2/2014
A new material can trap noble gases, as well as one mirror image of certain molecules but not the other, making it potentially useful for recycling nuclear fuel, cleaning up hazardous gases and producing pharmaceuticals.
Release Date: 7/21/2014