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A splash of silver turns diamond films shades of green, blue or purple

October 24, 2018

While most gem buyers might balk at a diamond imbued with yellow or green — a sign of…
Panning for silver in laundry wastewater

April 20, 2018

Silver nanoparticles are being used in clothing for their anti-odor abilities but some of this silver comes off…
Millions worth of gold and silver was found in wastewater in Switzerland: worth recovering?

October 12, 2017

Switzerland has a reputation of a rich country. However, this is a little bit much to process even…
New ultralight silver nanowire aerogel is boon for energy and electronics industries

October 6, 2017

A new ultralight silver nanowire aerogel could be a boost to the energy and electronics industries. Metal foams…
Transparent silver: Tarnish-proof films for flexible displays, touch screens, metamaterials

March 22, 2017

The thinnest, smoothest layer of silver that can survive air exposure has been laid down at the University…
Volkswagen figured out a way to make windscreen heated without visible wires

January 29, 2017

Winter is still here and may still provide some unpleasant surprises for the motorists. It really is very…
New technology using silver may hold key to electronics advances

July 6, 2015

Engineers at Oregon State University have invented a way to fabricate silver, a highly conductive metal, for printed…
New NIST Reference Material Provides a Silver Lining for NanoEHS Research

March 4, 2015

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a new silver nanoparticle reference material to support…
The future face of molecular electronics

September 17, 2014

The emerging field of molecular electronics could take our definition of portable to the next level, enabling the…
Graphene Growth on Silver

March 5, 2014

Electronic characterization of graphene: STS images superimposed on a three-dimensional rendering of the underlying silver topgraphy at (a)…
More dangerous chemicals in everyday life: Now experts warn against nanosilver

February 28, 2014

Endocrine disrupters are not the only worrying chemicals that ordinary consumers are exposed to in everyday life. Also…
Ecotoxicity: All clear for silver nanoparticles?

February 26, 2014

It is well known that, in the form of free ions, silver particles can be highly toxic to…
Nanotracer tester tells about wells

February 25, 2014

A tabletop device invented at Rice University can tell how efficiently a nanoparticle would travel through a well…
3M teams with Cambrios to produce silver nanowire ink for touch displays

December 27, 2013

Magnified silver nanowire (Photo: Business Wire)   3M announces the launch of a new touch sensor film, 3M™…
Molecules form 2-D patterns never before observed: Experiments produce elusive 5-vertex tilings

August 9, 2013

Tessellation patterns that have fascinated mathematicians since Johannes Kepler worked out their systematics 400 years ago – and…
Silver fibres – the answer for wearable electronics?

August 1, 2013

Scientists at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have developed a way to print silver directly onto fibres. This…
Can silver promote the colonization of bacteria on medical devices?

July 1, 2013

Biomaterials are increasingly being used to replace human organs and tissues. Since biomaterials are susceptible to microbial colonization,…
Silver lining advances understanding of next-generation nuclear fuel

June 14, 2013

The long search for the location of a rare element within nuclear fuel particles has ended. Researchers have…
Nano-scientists develop new kind of portable water purification system

May 8, 2013

Researchers at India’s Institute of Technology Madras have developed a new kind of portable water purification system based…
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