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New ultralight gold foam shimmers in the limelight

November 18, 2019

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists have created the lightest gold foam to date. The new form of…
Scientists Engineer Nanoscale Pillars to Act Like Memory Foam

December 13, 2017

New organic-inorganic hybrid materials exhibit an unprecedented combination of strength and elasticity, paving the way to new nanoelectromechanical…
New, simplified technique makes light metallic nanofoam

November 9, 2017

A simple method for manufacturing extremely low-density palladium nanofoams could help advance hydrogen storage technologies, reports a new…
Graphene foam gets big and tough

February 14, 2017

A chunk of conductive graphene foam reinforced by carbon nanotubes can support more than 3,000 times its own…
Through a glass, warmly: nanomaterials can help make windows more efficient

June 1, 2016

A team of researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Argonne National Laboratory is using nanomaterials to…
Foam favorable for oil extraction: Experiments visualize methods for enhanced recovery from wells

August 13, 2014

A Rice University laboratory has provided proof that foam may be the right stuff to maximize enhanced oil…
Engineers Develop Nanofoams for Better Body Armor, Layers of Protection for Buildings

March 28, 2013

Engineers at the University of California, San Diego are developing nanofoams that could be used to make better body armor; prevent traumatic brain…
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