<b>Scientists run a 'speed test' to boost production of carbon nanotubes</b>

Scientists run a 'speed test' to boost production of carbon nanotubes

Credit: Skoltech/Pavel Odinev Skoltech researchers have investigated the procedure for catalyst delivery used in the most common method of carbon nanotube production, chemical vapor deposition (CVD), offering what they call a "simple and el...
<b>Shock-dissipating 3D-printed fractal cubes could forge high-tech armor</b>

Shock-dissipating 3D-printed fractal cubes could forge high-tech armor

Tiny, 3D printed cubes of plastic, with intricate fractal voids built into them, have proven to be effective at dissipating shockwaves, potentially leading to new types of lightweight armor and structural materials effective against explosi...
<b>China issued more than 17 micro stimulus policies in the second quarter, and the economy stabilized a</b>

China issued more than 17 micro stimulus policies in the second quarter, and the economy stabilized a

China issued more than 17 micro stimulus policies in the second quarter...
<b>Enterprise price support for pure benzene Market weakened</b>

Enterprise price support for pure benzene Market weakened

Enterprise price support for pure benzene Market weakened...
<b>China's first large-scale shale gas field was born and commercial development started</b>

China's first large-scale shale gas field was born and commercial development started

The first large shale gas field in China...
<b>'Smart water' may aid oil recovery</b>

'Smart water' may aid oil recovery

Now there's evidence that oil and water do mix. Sort of. Scientists at Rice University's Brown School of Engineering show that microscopic saltwater droplets emulsify crude oil when each has the right composition. Understanding how they com...
<b>Developing Electrode Material to Improve Efficiency Salinity Gradient Power Generation</b>

Developing Electrode Material to Improve Efficiency Salinity Gradient Power Generation

Dr. Jeong Nam-Jo of Korea Institute of Energy Research (KIER) Marine Energy Convergence and Integration Research Team developed synthesis technologies of electrode material that can directly synthesize molybdenum disulfide thin films on the ...
<b>New composite material revs up pursuit of advanced electric vehicles</b>

New composite material revs up pursuit of advanced electric vehicles

Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory used new techniques to create a composite that increases the electrical current capacity of copper wires, providing a new material that can be scaled for use in ultra-efficient, power-dense electr...
<b>Tips for making nanographene</b>

Tips for making nanographene

Nanographene is a material that is anticipated to radically improve solar cells, fuel cells, LEDs and more. Typically the synthesis of this material has been imprecise and difficult to control. For the first time, researchers have discovere...
<b>Promising new research identifies innovative approach for controlling defects in 3D printing</b>

Promising new research identifies innovative approach for controlling defects in 3D printing

With its ability to yield parts with complex shapes and minimal waste, additive manufacturing has the potential to revolutionize the production of metallic components. That potential, however, is currently limited by one critical challenge:...