Editor’s Note: Perfect timing for our 10 Year Celebration with Science of Beer on 10-23 –bit.ly/1uyZztU  We know that yeasts produce the molecules that make ales and lagers so aromatic. But why do they do it? Whether you’re catching a whiff of banana from a tall glass of Hefewiezen or enjoying the subtle floral aromas […]

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There’s no shortage of ideas about how to use nanotechnology, but one of the major hurdles is how to manufacture some of the new products on a large scale. Source: http://www.nanocomposites.net/amazing-science-the-future-of-assembly-lines-manufacturing-nanotechnology/  

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RPD Radiation DetectorRPD’s highly accurate, amazingly affordable radiation detector will help you keep your loved ones safe and healthy. via RPD Radiation Detector | Indiegogo. This campaign is about putting a highly accurate, affordable radiation detector into the hands of people like you and me. But it is about much more than that… Why and […]

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A carbon nanotube-coated paper triangle placed on an ionization source charged by a small battery is held in front of a mass spectrometer. Researchers at Purdue University and the Indian Institute of Technology Madras studied the use of carbon nanotubes to advance ambient ionization techniques. (Purdue University photo/Courtesy of Thalappil Pradeep) WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — […]

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By Niall FirthLast updated at 2:48 PM on 7th October 2010 It didn’t work out that well for poor Violet Beauregarde in Willy Wonka’s factory. But now researchers say they may have cracked the secret behind creating a sweet that replicates three meals in a single stick of chewing gum. Scientists at the Institute of […]

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Questionable safety practices in nanotechnology labs around the world (Nanowerk Spotlight) The discussion about nanotechnology related safety issues so far has focused mainly on three areas � consumers getting exposed to products containing nanomaterials; nanomaterials getting released into the environment and potentially entering the food chain (read "Nanotechnology's impact on major food crops" and "Investigating […]

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