Water Repellent Material Created by Lasers Could Help Solar Panels

A revolutionary new laser method for etching metals resulted in the development of super water repelling material. It makes water droplets bounce off it, taking all...

Nanosheets of Manganese Dioxide to Revolutionize Li-S Batteries

Researchers from University of Waterloo might just have found the missing ingredient that kept lithium-sulfur batteries from becoming the one and only desired energy...

Can Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Make Nanofibers?

Climate scientists now concede that in order to mitigate the effects of climate change, it is not enough to simply reduce fossil fuel emissions. No,...

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,...
Graphene - Superpowered?

What Is Graphene, Anyway?

We’ve covered graphene on this site a number of times, but of course, what is it? Where does it come from? What does it...
KIST Graphene Easier and Cheaper to Produce

Plastic Graphene Substitute Developed in Korea

For all the properties of the latest wünder-material, graphene, it still remains an expensive acquisition, making even graphene research and development an expensive proposition. The...

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...

New Nanotech Material Could Solve On-Vehicle Hydrogen Storage Problems

Scientists from Lawrence Livermore and Sandia National Laboratories developed a hydro-storage system using nanotechnology. This innovative storage system can draw a futuristic picture with hydrogen-powered...

New Nano-Porous Silver Electrocatalyst Could Convert Carbon Dioxide Into Sustainable Energy

New nano-porous silver electrocatalyst, developed by a team of researchers from University of Delaware, is a promising new discovery that can provide solution to...
Caltech’s Dr. David Boyd and Dr. Nai-Chang Yeh, who stumbled upon a fast and cheap graphene manufacturing process.

Cheaper Graphene Possible, say Caltech Researchers

Since its official discovery just over a decade ago, graphene has taken the scientific world by storm, and scientists and researchers are just scratching...