nanotechnology

A Clearer View of What Makes Glass Rigid

by Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo
Recent work may lead to new advances in high-strength glass, which can be used for cooking, industrial, and smartphone applications

Device Could Help Detect Signs of Extraterrestrial Life

by American Chemical Society
Researchers have developed a fully automated microchip electrophoresis analyzer that, when incorporated into a planetary rover, could someday detect organic biosignatures in extraterrestrial soil

An Effective Pathway to Convert CO2 into Ethylene

by University of California - Los Angeles
Scientists develop nanoscale copper wires with specially shaped surfaces to catalyze a chemical reaction that reduces greenhouse gas emissions while generating ethylene