Nanofibrous filtering media: Filtration problems and solutions from tiny materials

Nanofibrous filtering media: Filtration problems and solutions from tiny materials

July 9, 2014

Nanotechnologists have discovered new filtering media for effective filtrations. The nanofiber based filtering media, made up of fibers of diameter ranging from 100 to 1000 nm, Read More

Researchers develop sperm inspired robots – nanofibers serve as flagellum

Researchers develop sperm inspired robots – nanofibers serve as flagellum

July 8, 2014

The micro-robots can be used for drug delivery, vitro fertilisation, cell sorting and cleaning of clogged arteries. Researchers at the University of Twente in Netherlands Read More

‘Fastest ever’ responsive humidity sensor by organic nanofibers

‘Fastest ever’ responsive humidity sensor by organic nanofibers

July 7, 2014

Humidity sensing is of paramount importance in the control systems for industrial processes. For example, humidity sensing is vital in chemical, food and textile industries. Most Read More

Cellulose nanofiber from carrots is twice as strong as carbon fiber

Cellulose nanofiber from carrots is twice as strong as carbon fiber

July 3, 2014

Move over carbon fiber, there’s a new eco-friendly material that’s lighter and twice as strong, and is derived from agricultural and food processing waste.   Read More

Effective entrapment of volatile organic compounds by nanofiber filter

Effective entrapment of volatile organic compounds by nanofiber filter

July 2, 2014

Demand for air filters in the industrial and automobile markets will be among the fastest growing. Analysts from Freedonia group predicted that the filter demand is expected Read More

Aligned Nanofibers Cool Down Hot Electronic Devices

Aligned Nanofibers Cool Down Hot Electronic Devices

June 30, 2014

Market competitions force the engineers to design electronic devices more powerful but importantly smaller in size. Such smaller size electronic devices face the problem of Read More

Multifold benefits by nanofiber membrane in microbial fuel cells

Multifold benefits by nanofiber membrane in microbial fuel cells

June 30, 2014

The cost of treating municipal and industrial wastewater using activated sludge processes has been increasing every year, mainly because of enormous energy requirement. Experts predict Read More

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