Principle Behind Stained Glass Colors Solar Future Bright

Researchers from the FOM Institute AMOLF in the Netherlands and Caltech recently made a breakthrough in solar power, by drawing inspiration from stained glass. For...
Stereographic Image of Graphene Modeled in Paper - Still Not as Cool as the Real Thing

Saltwater Graphene Generator Discovered

Scientists and researchers are still coming up with ways to use graphene, perhaps the greatest wünder-material in recent memory. Graphene, an atom-thick single-layer two-dimensional lattice...

Organic Solar Cell Efficiency Receives a Boost from “Nanograss”

Nanotechnology holds the key to further developments in organic solar cells and energy storage. It might sound as a very bold statement to some,...

Nanogenerator Powers an E-watch with Energy from Wrist Movement

Self-powered electronic watch uses high-tech mechanism to harvest the energy of the wrist movement, paving the way to battery-free devices. A team of scientists, led...

7 Reasons Why New Cell-Inspired Membrane Revolutionizes Water Treatment and Metal Recovery

Gecko’s feet for adhesion, lotus leaf for hydrophobicity, moth’s eyes for reduction of reflectivity in solar cells, and electric eels for power generation –...

Quasi-one-dimensional Metallic Conductivity for Faster, Advanced Electronics

Since its discovery in 2004, researchers have been exploring 2D electron gas due to its unique electric properties and how it could be of...
Good Vibrations to Charge Your Smartphone

Nanogenerator Could Make for Self-Charging Smartphones

Chances are, there are a couple places your smartphone might be, either in your pocket or purse, or on your desk. Today's smartphones are more...
Titanium Carbide MXene Could Increase Lithium-Ion Battery Capacity

MXenes: The Graphene-Like Material That Could Revolutionize Lithium-Ion Batteries

We've heard a lot about graphene, a single-layer hexagonal arrangement of carbon atoms, about which it has been said might revolutionize lithium-ion battery, water...

New Nanomaterial Could End the Water Crisis

New nanomaterial, developed by US scientists, promises huge cost savings and boost of efficiency of water desalination. Droughts are posing severe risks to many communities...
Nanoparticle Coating Protects Turbojet Engines Parts and Increases Fuel Efficiency

Nanoparticle Coating Increases Aircraft Fuel Efficiency and Engine Life

Aircraft engines, specifically the turbojets that are used on aircraft from the humble passenger plane to the monstrous C-17, burns millions of tons of...