nanostructures

SciTech Now Episode 312

In this episode of SciTech Now, scientists are studying the axolotl salamander’s ability to regenerate their limbs; Brian Hecht unveils some of the latest apps in the music industry; the company Made in Space is making a spacecraft out of asteroids; self-cleaning nanostructures that could help reduce infections; and  Adrienne Bennett, the first African American […]

Reducing hospital infection with nanostructures

Every year, thousands of patients develop infections while being treated in hospitals. To help prevent this, researchers at the University of Central Florida are developing inexpensive nanostructures to make self-cleaning medical equipment affordable and accessible for healthcare professionals.

Could thin screens be the future of technology?

From computers and phones to e-readers and watches, our world is filled with display screens. Now, two researchers at the University of Central Florida are developing nanostructures with tunable pigments, which can be used to create flexible, thin screens.