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Chemicals in Arizona: nanoparticles in sunscreen creams

Posted on March 31st, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

Most of us do not think about sunscreen (sunblock) all of the year round except for when we go to the beach.  Aptly, questions about sunscreen occurred to me while vacationing in central Arizona in March 2017.  Although the spring had barely begun the sunlight was intense and hot. Continue reading “Chemicals in Arizona: nanoparticles in sunscreen creams” »

Printable Electronic Inks

Posted on January 13th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

In this post, we looked at developments in the process of printing electronic devices. A team at MIT have developed a “nanotube stamp” which looks to be capable of accurately and uniformly delivering electronic ink onto a surface. Continue reading “Printable Electronic Inks” »

Printing Electronic Surfaces

Posted on January 4th, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

There have been some incredible enabling technologies throughout history, which have opened up possibilities we so often now take for granted. While there is plenty of exciting technology under development out there, modern printing techniques look set to be an important enabler of a world which can only exist in science fiction at the moment. Continue reading “Printing Electronic Surfaces” »