Korean researchers have developed lightweight commercial gamma radiation shielding based on tungsten/polyethylene nanocomposites.
A team have combined “lab-on-paper” technology with SERS to provide a label-free, ultrasensitive and powerful tool for the detection of specific molecules.
a Japanese/German collaboration has succeeded in synthesising a biodegradable, hydrophobic polymer by modifying a naturally-occurring poly(amino acid) with a hydrophobic amino acid.
A team from USTC have developed a new oil collection apparatus based on a combination of HPS with pipes and a self-priming pump.
American researchers design organic battery intended for deployment in power stations.
Recent research into the use of polymer-coated nanoparticles for enhanced oil recovery is reviewed in the Journal of Applied Polymer Science.