Aerogels: all you need to know

Aerogels belongs to a class of solid porous materials that shows a long array of extreme material properties. Aerogels are so amazing that almost everyone who see this material for the first time will simply be astonished by it. The name “aerogel” would indicate towards its character. The adjective “Aero” mean air and the “Gel”…

Spider silk: nanomaterial that can stop a jumbo jet in the midflight

Mother Nature can sometimes be peculiarly amazing. She hides some of her greatest of creations in the simplest of creatures. A gecko seemingly defies the gravity with its special fingertips. Many simple insects including honey bees, navigate long distances using special nanoscale structures in their eyes. Marble berries produce the most intense blue color known…

Make your own anti-fungal copper nanoparticles at home with Vitamin C

It’s DYI nanotechnology time again. Previously we’ve discussed a simple method to prepare superhydrophobic (water repellent) fabric coating and procedure to synthesize photo-catalytic zinc oxide nanoparticles. Today we will present a similarly easy method to prepare metal nanoparticles at your home with materials that are easily accessible. Infect, there’s a high chance you have everything…