Nanotechnology


A message from the CEO

A message from the CEO

Nanotechnologists deal with materials incredibly small and complex, and it’s exciting to see the scientific breakthroughs continue apace in 2016/17 – especially in biomedicine and pollution remediation. I’m really excited by the new innovative companies and researchers turning this science into practical products – it seems advanced materials have turned a corner with uses moving […]

Sustainable nano-spacecraft explored by researchers

Sustainable nano-spacecraft explored by researchers

Here is news of a breakthrough research on nano-spacecrafts – an article titled ‘Sustainable nano-spacecraft explored by researchers’ featured on techxplore.com that we thought would be good to share with you. So, self-healing chips? Healing after radiation damage? This ability would provide major success in interstellar travel and spacecraft according to reports. Scientists at NASA […]

New Nanotechnology will charge your phone in seconds

New Nanotechnology will charge your phone in seconds

Phone batteries have drastically improved over the years, however, scientists at the University of Central Florida have reached the next evolution of battery chargers. They have developed a very thin, flexible supercapacitor which offers high energy density, and works well for electronic devices becoming more powerful but reducing in size. “We developed a simple chemical […]

The future of brain and machine is intertwined, and it’s already here

The future of brain and machine is intertwined, and it’s already here

Cosmos featured a very interesting article, ‘The future of brain and machine is intertwined, and it’s already here,’ which highlights a promising future of neurological connections between the brain and machine. This technology is helpful for victims of severe strokes or other neurological damage experiencers who suffer from locked-in syndrome; they are fully conscious but […]

This highly sensitive nanotechnology microsensor can detect the beat of insect wings

This highly sensitive nanotechnology microsensor can detect the beat of insect wings

Spanish researchers from Barcelona’s UAB, IMB CNM-CSIC, and the Polytechnic University of Catalonia created a thermoelectric sensor based on silicon nanotechnology that is so sensitive that it can detect the flutter of butterfly wings. The researchers see a huge potential for the use of this device in a number of applications amidst a range of […]

Iain Hosie featured in Sustainable Nonwovens

Iain Hosie featured in Sustainable Nonwovens

Here is a recent interview of Ian Hosie, managing director of Revolution Fibres, featured in Sustainable Nonwovens.   Sustainable Nonwovens: What’s the background to Revolution Fibres and when was the company founded? Iain Hosie: Revolution Fibres was founded in 2009 in Auckland. It came from a project with a local ventilation company, HRV, which was looking for “the […]