Nanomaterials News

Engineers less flush with success

Super slippery toilet conserves water and cuts odour, they say.

7 hours ago from Cosmos Magazine

Other sources: Cosmos Magazine,, CNET Cutting Edge, Daily Mail, Fastcompany Tech show all (8) »

Army project may lead to new class of high-performance materials

Synthetic biologists working on a U.S. Army project have developed a process that could lead to a new class of synthetic polymers that may create new high-performance materials and therapeutics ...

9 hours ago from

Other sources:, ScienceDaily show all (3) »

Shark proof wetsuit material could help save lives

A new wet suit material tested by Flinders marine researchers can help reduce blood loss caused by shark bites, to reduce injuries and prevent the leading cause of death from shark bites.

8 hours ago from

Other sources: show all (2) »

New catalysts remove nitrogen oxide pollutants at lower temperatures

Scientists from Tokyo Metropolitan University have developed a low-temperature catalyst for removing NOx gas from industrial exhaust using ammonia. Composed of bulk "defective" vanadium oxide ...

15 hours ago from

Other sources: show all (2) »

Research sheds light on the underlying mechanics of soft filaments

Artificial muscles will power the soft robots and wearable devices of the future. But more needs to be understood about the underlying mechanics of these powerful structures in order to design ...

Fri 15 Nov 19 from

Other sources:, APS Physics, ScienceDaily show all (4) »

A new kind of glue to bond polyethylene

A team of researchers from the University of Victoria and the University of British Columbia, both in Canada, has developed a new kind of glue that is able to bond polyethylene materials together. ...

Fri 15 Nov 19 from

Other sources:, Science Now show all (3) »

Atomically dispersed Ni is coke-resistant for dry reforming of methane

Dry reforming of methane (DRM) is the process of converting methane (CH4) and carbon dioxide (CO2) into synthesis gas (syngas). Since CO2 and CH4 are the two most important atmospheric greenhouse ...

Fri 15 Nov 19 from

Other sources: show all (2) »

Water could modulate the activity and selectivity of carbon dioxide reduction

As an alternative to the depletion of fossil resources, the reduction of CO2 emitted from fossil fuel combustion into valuable chemicals and fuel has drawn increasing attention. Due to the highly ...

Fri 15 Nov 19 from

Other sources: show all (2) »

Lifelike chemistry created in lab search for ways to study origin of life

University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers have cultivated lifelike chemical reactions while pioneering a new strategy for studying the origin of life.

Thu 14 Nov 19 from

Other sources:, ScienceDaily, Newswise show all (4) »

Theoretical tubulanes inspire ultrahard polymers

A lightweight material full of holes is nearly as hard as diamond. The mere dents left by speeding bullets prove it.

Wed 13 Nov 19 from

Other sources:, Gizmodo, Techradar, ScienceDaily show all (5) »

Show more »