boron nitride

Half Diamond, Half Cubic Boron—All Cutting Business

Researchers have combined diamond and cubic boron nitride with a novel alloying process for a superhard material.

Crowd Computing Used To Improve Water Filtration

Using the IBM Community Grid, researchers have shown how tiny oscillations in carbon nanotubes can be exploited to filter water.

Nanotwinning Hard And Stable Diamonds

By applying a nanotwinning process, scientists have synthesized a form of diamond that is harder and more thermally stable.

Nanomaterial Extracts Oils & Pollutants From Water, Study

Researchers report a new strategy for removing oils and other organic pollutants from water using a re-usable nanomaterial.