Posts tagged with nanotechnology

  1. ‘Next, add two teaspoons of nano silica…’

    We’ve all been in the position. We’re reaching for the block of chocolate, the muesli bars, or the mi goreng and out of the corner of …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2018/08/10/next-add-two-teaspoons-of-nano-silica

  2. Hello darkness my old friend: say “hello” to Vantablack

    Up close and personal with a carbon nanotube (AJC1 via Flickr) Step aside orange, you are no longer the new black. ‘Vantablack’ is the word on the …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2016/08/14/hello-darkness-my-old-friend-say-hello-to-vantablack-the-worlds-darkest-material

  3. Will you say ‘No’ to nano? The future of biological technology.

    Google[x] is a pretty mysterious research facility in California. It’s where they created Google Glass, and where they are working on driverless cars. I imagine it …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2014/11/02/will-you-say-no-to-nano-the-future-of-biological-technology

  4. Synthetic Opal: A New Look on Colour

    A team of scientists from The University of Cambridge have developed a ‘polymer opal’  which mimics the colours that can be seen in nature like on butterfly …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2013/08/14/synthetic-opal-a-new-look-on-colou

  5. Common Ground: Carbon and Corrosion

    Development of the ability to refine and use metals has ever been a defining factor of human technological advancement. As soon as we discovered the advantages …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2012/10/08/common-ground-carbon-and-corrosion