BGU’s expertise in nanoscience is advancing water desalination, drug delivery, alternative energy, computing, and homeland security.
Manipulating the tiniest building blocks of the material world – atoms – BGU scientists are developing new materials to convert light and heat into electrical energy, and to produce lightweight cars and planes of unprecedented strength. Bulky night vision goggles are being transformed into lightweight eyeglasses. Researchers are developing incredibly small transistors to power computers, membranes for desalinating water, and nanostructures that can deliver targeted drugs to diseased cells. Read more about the Ilse Katz Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology (IKI).
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Shrimp Eyes Inspire Scientists to Improve Paint Technology
Nanoparticles in their eyes may hold the key to producing more effective, reflective and cheaper paint.
BGU Researchers Improve Performance of Solar Panels
The new technique -- inspired by nature’s lotus leaf -- removed 98% of dust particles.
BGU Partners With Colorado Cannabis Company
They will develop over-the-counter and prescription CBD skincare products, focusing first on psoriasis.