Nanomaterials

New 3D nano-material can enhance battery storage

 An international team of scientists has developed what may be the first one-step process for making seamless carbon-based nanomaterials that possess superior thermal, electrical and mechanical properties in three dimensions.

Sep 05, 2015, 16:33 PM IST
Soon cheaper, efficient metal-based solar cells maybe available

Soon cheaper, efficient metal-based solar cells maybe available

In a breakthrough discovery, scientists have revealed a new method which could lead to cheap, efficient metal-based solar cells.

Jul 27, 2015, 12:11 PM IST

Soon, `electronic skin` to release drugs in body

Imagine a tattoo-like thin wearable device that can store information and also deliver medicine - combining patient treatment and monitoring at one time?

Mar 31, 2014, 11:59 AM IST

New urine test to detect blood clots

Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a simple urine test to detect dangerous blood clots, which can cause life-threatening conditions such as strokes and heart attacks.

Oct 17, 2013, 16:23 PM IST

Ancient pigment inspires new nanomaterials

A bright blue pigment used 5,000 years ago in Egypt is inspiring scientists to develop new nanomaterials for medical imaging devices, TV remote controls, security inks and other technology.

Feb 23, 2013, 09:41 AM IST

Paper-thin material that can stop flying bullets created

A team of mechanical engineering and materials scientists from Rice University and MIT has created special nanomaterials that were able to stop bullets in the lab.

Nov 15, 2012, 20:42 PM IST