<b>Understanding the "coffee ring effect" leads to better graphene and 2D inks</b>

Understanding the "coffee ring effect" leads to better graphene and 2D inks

Researchers from Imperial College London, Durham University, University of Cambridge, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Zhejiang University, Beihang University, Nanjing Tech University, Macquarie University, University of British Columbi...
<b>Health-tech startup Flextrapower (formerly Bonbouton) launches GO-enhanced protective face masks</b>

Health-tech startup Flextrapower (formerly Bonbouton) launches GO-enhanced protective face masks

As part of the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers continue innovating and investigating improvements in personal protective technology, such as nanotechnology for safer masks. One of the companies involved in this quest...
<b>Decontaminating pesticide-polluted water using engineered nanomaterial</b>

Decontaminating pesticide-polluted water using engineered nanomaterial

Magnetron-sputtering based plasma reactor used for the preparation of the photoelectrodes of titanium oxide co-doped with nitrogen and tungsten. Atrazine is one of the most widely used pesticides in North America. Researchers at the Institu...
<b>Animal-free method predicts nanoparticle toxicity for safer industrial materials</b>

Animal-free method predicts nanoparticle toxicity for safer industrial materials

In silico modeling of particle-cell interactions for the prediction of respiratory nanoparticle toxicity (graphical display). Credit: Helmholtz Zentrum München Our lungs are exposed to a multitude of hazardous airborne particles on a daily...
<b>Physicists Take Very Fast Snapshots of Light-Induced Ring-Opening Reactions</b>

Physicists Take Very Fast Snapshots of Light-Induced Ring-Opening Reactions

Kansas State University physicists have taken extremely fast snapshots of light-induced molecular ring-opening reactions -- similar to those that help a human body produce vitamin D from sunlight. The research is published in Nature Chemist...
<b>Small: highly active amorphous rucu nanosheets grown on Cu nanotubes for hydrogen evolution over a wi</b>

Small: highly active amorphous rucu nanosheets grown on Cu nanotubes for hydrogen evolution over a wi

In recent years with the increasing dem for energy the increasingly serious problem of environmental pollution hydrogen is considered as one of the most potential clean energy sources to replace traditional fossil fuels. Among them electroly...
<b>Theoretical Insights into Chemical Transformation of Heavy Oil Under High Temperatures</b>

Theoretical Insights into Chemical Transformation of Heavy Oil Under High Temperatures

"This particular work not only gives information about stimulating aquathermolysis in the process of steam injection, but also is a theoretical insight into chemical reactions taking places in oil reservoirs under high temperatures," says co...
<b>Advanced energy materials: photocatalysis of single domain ferroelectric nanomaterials: enhanced phot</b>

Advanced energy materials: photocatalysis of single domain ferroelectric nanomaterials: enhanced phot

Due to the existence of ferroelectric domains domain walls induced by spontaneous polarization in the crystal structure ferroelectric materials show unique storage sensing other characteristics have been widely used in ultrasonic pyroelectri...
<b>Lithium-Rich Materials Offer the Possibility of More Sustainable and Cost-Effective Batteries</b>

Lithium-Rich Materials Offer the Possibility of More Sustainable and Cost-Effective Batteries

Next-generation batteries using lithium-rich materials could be more sustainable and cost-effective, according to a team of researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory. The pivotal discovery, which aim...
<b>Researchers observe branched flow of light for the first time</b>

Researchers observe branched flow of light for the first time

Researchers coupled a laser beam to a soap membrane, which contains random variations in membrane thickness. They discovered that when light propagates within the soap film, rather than being scattered, the light forms elongated branches, cr...