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Battery life on smartphones is generally terrible, and everyone knows it. Here's why, and who is trying to fix it.
This porous material is far more sensitive than the current sensors used by bomb squads to identify gases from nitrogen-based explosives. It also detects leaks of dangerous industrial gases.
Nanoptek has developed a solar-powered electrolyzer that creates hydrogen from water and sunlight, which it hopes can one day be used for grid storage.
Joint chemistry and nanotechnology breakthroughs are being pooled to convert the sun and sea into potable drinking water for one Saudi Arabian city.
Scientists develop nano generator that uses heartbeat and blood flow to produce electricity.