<b>A Touch of Gold Sends Crystals Electric with Excitement</b>

A Touch of Gold Sends Crystals Electric with Excitement

A touch of gold - or another noble metal – can change the structure of a crystal and its intrinsic properties, physicists at the University of Warwick have demonstrated in a display of modern-day alchemy....
<b>Advanced materials: a new favorite of two dimensional materials -- Atomic hexagonal boron nitride and</b>

Advanced materials: a new favorite of two dimensional materials -- Atomic hexagonal boron nitride and

hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN) is a two-dimensional layered wide b gap insulating material. Its structure is similar to that of graphene but the b gap is up to ~ 6 ev. In addition to the characteristics of two-dimensional materials such as...
<b>Neural network technology has high precision in detecting FRP defects</b>

Neural network technology has high precision in detecting FRP defects

Tomsk University of science technology of Russia has developed a new method to detect the defects of translucent materials by using neural network technology the measurement accuracy exceeds all other methods. The results were published in t...
<b>Global chemical M & A will continue to be hot in 2015</b>

Global chemical M & A will continue to be hot in 2015

Global chemical M & A will continue to be hot in 2015...
<b>Directa Plus to work with Poltrona Frau on graphene-enhanced leather products for furniture</b>

Directa Plus to work with Poltrona Frau on graphene-enhanced leather products for furniture

Directa Plus has signed a letter of intent with high-end furniture manufacturer Poltrona Frau for leather development. The collaboration will be for an initial two years with the aim of developing a new leather product which will use Direct...
<b>Using 3-D laser printing to print graphene foam</b>

Using 3-D laser printing to print graphene foam

Nanotechnologists from Rice University and China's Tianjin University have used 3-D laser printing to fabricate centimeter-sized objects of atomically thin graphene. The research could yield indus ......
<b>Small: in situ growth of perovskite nanocrystals on thin transition metal carbide mxene nanosheets fo</b>

Small: in situ growth of perovskite nanocrystals on thin transition metal carbide mxene nanosheets fo

In recent years perovskite nanocrystals of metal halides have attracted extensive attention. Perovskite nanocrystals are easily synthesized at room temperature with high yield. In addition perovskite nanocrystals have many advantages such as...
<b>Researchers propose strategy to evaluate tumor photothermal therapy in real-time</b>

Researchers propose strategy to evaluate tumor photothermal therapy in real-time

Illustration of the fluorescence "On" process. Photothermal therapy (PTT) is a promising alternative method for cancer treatment due to advantages of non-invasiveness, precise temporal and spatial control, strong specificity and high tumor...
<b>Nanodiamond can detect virus at single molecule level</b>

Nanodiamond can detect virus at single molecule level

According to the latest issue of nature a new study by University College London found that the quantum sensing ability of low-cost nano diamond can improve the sensitivity of paper-based diagnostic tests. The sensitivity is five orders of m...
<b>Antioxidant-rich powders from blueberry, persimmon waste could be good for gut microbiota </b>

Antioxidant-rich powders from blueberry, persimmon waste could be good for gut microbiota 

“Valorisation of Persimmon and Blueberry By-Products to Obtain Functional Powders: in vitro Digestion and Fermentation by Gut Microbiota” Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry Feeding the world’s growing population in a sustainab...