Nanomaterials News


New research could lead to more efficient electrical energy storage

Lawrence Livermore researchers have identified electrical charge-induced changes in the structure and bonding of graphitic carbon electrodes that may one day affect the way energy is stored.

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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Research uncovers basis for cadmium toxicity

University of Adelaide research has uncovered how the metal cadmium, which is accumulating in the food chain, causes toxicity in living cells.

13 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Solar cells get growth boost

Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University's (OIST) Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit have found that growing a type of film used to manufacture ...

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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How mosquitoes walk on water

Flexible hind legs are the secret to the feat

Tue 3 Mar 15 from Science Now

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Large-surface light-emitting plastic film

Based on OLED technology and implemented by means of a printing machine, this method developed by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd provides an opportunity to create patterned and ...

Tue 3 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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Glass coating improves battery performance

Lithium-sulfur batteries have been a hot topic in battery research because of their ability to produce up to 10 times more energy than conventional batteries, which means they hold great promise ...

Mon 2 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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Research partnership explores how to best harness solar-power

A University of Cincinnati research partnership is reporting advances on how to one day make solar cells stronger, lighter, more flexible and less expensive when compared with the current silicon ...

Mon 2 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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Breakthrough in OLED technology

Organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs), which are made from carbon-containing materials, have the potential to revolutionize future display technologies, making low-power displays so thin they'll ...

Mon 2 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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Dislocations in oxides seen as promising electrolytes create a 'traffic jam' for charged ions

Dislocations in oxides such as cerium dioxide, a solid electrolyte for fuel cells, turn out to have a property that is the opposite of what researchers had expected, according to a new analysis ...

Tue 3 Mar 15 from Phys.org

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Sekisui Chemical Develops High-rigidity Resin Sheet

Sekisui Chemical Co Ltd developed a "high-rigidity light-weight resin sheet," which has a mass 1/3 that of a steel plate but realizes a rigidity equivalent to that of a steel plate.

Mon 2 Mar 15 from Tech-On

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