Silver treats cancer as effectively as chemo

For some time, silver has had something of a folk reputation as a treatment for cancer.

New pen writes electrical circuits

There's a new way to create electric circuits that could be key to the creation of disposable electronic devices: write them with a pen.

Nanoparticles lethal to Arctic ecosystem

Queen’s University researchers have discovered that nanoparticles - now found in everything from socks to suntan lotion - may be causing irreparable harm to soil systems and the environment.

Silver-Diamond mix offers cool capabilities for electronics

Georgia Tech Research Institute researchers are working on a new material to help cool the microelectronics in defense systems.

Copper nanowires promise cheap, flexible screens

Imagine a foldable iPad: it's perfectly possible, say Duke University scientists, who have found a simple way to make tiny copper nanowires in quantity.