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…

Nano-safety update: scientists Invasively tested human for nanoparticle penetration, They were in for a surprise!

“Are they safe?” is the biggest and most nagging question about nanotechnology among the public. Almost everybody ask this, despite their level of knowledge and experience about nanotechnology. The truth is, perception about nanosafety is quite negative. Many “figure out” that because nanoparticles are very small, they can simply diffuse through the skin, get in…

Debunking top five nanotechnology myths!

Nanoscience and nanotechnology is among the most misunderstood and misinterpreted streams of science by general public. Eventually, public becomes the consumers of the nanotechnology products and it’s inevitable that these misconceptions and false impressions will be reflected by their purchase behavior. The best of nanotechnology is yet to come and it has to prove its…

The top 10 uses of Graphene

Graphene is the most renowned celebrity in the nanomaterial world, reaching more than 130,000 monthly searches for the word “graphene” in the Google while the word “nanotechnology” barely reaches 110,000. The big question is, could graphene prove its worth in the next few years to come and disruptively change the ways things are done now.…