Nanotechnology

Scientists have developed nanowrinkled coatings that could avoid the build-up of damaging biological material, possibly saving billions of dollars in shipping and aquaculture.
by University of Sydney
12:21pm
1.17.2018
In a feat of nanoengineering, scientists have developed a new technique to map electrical circuits in the brain far more comprehensively than ever before.
by The Francis Crick Institute
11:10am
1.16.2018
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Researchers have made a new discovery in nanomaterial research, regarding the exclusive use of metallic elements in flat, atomically thin nanostructures.
by University of Jyväskylä
10:51am
1.12.2018
For decades, scientists could only speculate about the shape of heterochromatin, a type of chromatin which consists of tightly packed DNA and proteins. Recently, however, have been able to define its structure thanks to new, high-contrast imaging in...
by Pola Lem, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
10:12am
1.12.2018
Bridging tumor moats with potent drug delivery particles.
by American Chemical Society
12:00am
1.12.2018
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The fiber OLEDs are thinner than a hair.
by Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
10:26am
1.10.2018
Scientists have solved the structure of a gas sensing surface of tin dioxide, opening the way to advanced device design.
by Geoff Thornton, London Centre for Nanotechnology
10:07am
1.10.2018
Researchers have modified a nanoscale virus to carry peptide drugs to cells and tissues.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
10:38am
1.9.2018
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Researchers show how to optimize nanomaterials for fuel-cell cathodes.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
10:21am
1.8.2018
New model measures characteristics of carbon nanotube structures for energy storage and water desalination applications.
by Nancy W. Stauffer, MIT Energy Initiative
9:22am
1.8.2018
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New technique could produce strong, resilient nanofibers for many applications.
by David L. Chandler, MIT News Office
11:16am
1.5.2018
These macrophage nanosponges, which are nanoparticles cloaked in the cell membranes of macrophages, have so far improved survival rates in mice with sepsis.
by Liezel Labios, UC San Diego
11:11am
1.5.2018
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Carbon nanotubes bound for electronics not only need to be as clean as possible to maximize their utility in next-generation nanoscale devices, but contact effects may limit how small a nano device can be.
by Rice University
10:40am
1.4.2018
Researchers have discovered novel ways to extend the capabilities of two-photon lithography, a high-resolution 3D printing technique capable of producing nanoscale features smaller than one-hundredth the width of a human hair.
by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
10:02am
1.4.2018
A new way of organizing nanostructures has boosted Raman signals by a hundred thousand times to better identify and characterize different molecules.
by AIP News Staff
10:05am
1.3.2018
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Ground-breaking lens opens new possibilities in virtual and augmented reality.
by Leah Burrows, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
11:16am
1.2.2018
Intense rainbow iridescence found to come from specialized scales on the spiders.
by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego
10:11am
1.2.2018
The project will provide reaction kinetics data for deterministic synthesis of metallic nanocrystals.
by Georgia Tech
10:50am
12.28.2017
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Researchers have developed a nanowire device able to detect microscopic levels of urinary markers potentially implicated in cancer.
by Nagoya University
11:20am
12.27.2017
This proof-of-principle capability allows first-hand observation of liquid environment phenomena, and has the potential to vastly increase knowledge in a number of scientific fields, including many areas of physics, nanotechnology, biofuels...
by Ames Laboratory
10:47am
12.22.2017
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The Nanotechnology Professional Development Partnership will develop web-based laboratory and cleanroom experiences in synchronization with the workshop lecture material.
by Penn State
10:30am
12.22.2017
Researchers predict how seemingly disparate disordered materials fail, using “softness” as a criterion.
by James Badham, UC Santa Barbara
10:20am
12.22.2017
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A low-cost technique for etching nanoholes in silicon could underpin new filtration and nanophotonic devices.
by A*STAR
9:36am
12.22.2017
Silver nanoparticles are being used in clothing for their anti-odor abilities but some of this silver comes off when the clothes are laundered. The wastewater from this process could end up in the environment, possibly harming aquatic life, so...
by American Chemical Society
10:23am
12.21.2017
Novel particles could be used in applications ranging from drug delivery to “soft robotics.”
by McGill University
10:56am
12.20.2017
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Physicists have succeeded in cooling a nanoelectronic chip to a temperature lower than 3 millikelvin.
by University of Basel
10:42am
12.20.2017
Scientists find porous nanoparticles get tougher under pressure, but not when assembled.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
12:07pm
12.19.2017
The innovation could enable development of a range of flexible, impenetrable materials capable of protecting the body and fragile objects.
by CUNY
11:20am
12.19.2017
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Physicists have found the temperature at which carbon nanotubes become superconductors.
by Ural Federal University
9:12am
12.19.2017
Scientists, engineers develop microfluidic devices, microelectrodes for gentle implantation.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
12:33pm
12.18.2017
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New research could mean better flu protection than today’s typical flu shot.
by Iowa State University
12:10pm
12.18.2017
If the bristles of a brush abruptly collapsed into wads of noodles, the brush would, of course, become useless. When it’s a micron-scale brush called a “polyelectrolyte brush,” that collapse can put a promising experimental drug or lubricant out of...
by Ben Brumfield, Georgia Institute of Technology
12:03pm
12.15.2017
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Spaghetti noodle-like strands may one day revolutionize medicine by making and delivering drugs inside cells.
by Arizona State University
11:25am
12.15.2017
Researchers have demonstrated that a standard ion-beam technique can be fine-tuned to make structures with depths controlled to within the diameter of a single silicon atom.
by NIST
10:30am
12.15.2017
Humans can feel molecular differences between nearly identical surfaces.
by Liezel Labios, UC San Diego
12:12pm
12.14.2017
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Helicopters, tanks, and other vehicles could someday be made of “smart material” that senses damage, similar to how nerves tell the body it has been injured, with the help of new research.
by Paul Alongi, College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences, Clemson University
11:36am
12.14.2017
By using an electrochemical etching process on a common stainless steel alloy, researchers have created a nanotextured surface that kills bacteria while not harming mammalian cells. If additional research supports early test results, the process...
by John Toon, Georgia Institute of Technology
9:24am
12.14.2017
Using polymer blends, scientists rapidly generated highly ordered patterns that could be used in the fabrication of microelectronics, antireflective surfaces, magnetic data storage systems, and fluid-flow devices.
by Brookhaven National Laboratory
11:09am
12.13.2017
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Illumination from nanobionic plants might one day replace some electrical lighting.
by Anne Trafton, MIT News Office
10:54am
12.13.2017
Silicon microelectronics and biomedical fields could benefit from a safe and cost-effective way to synthesize nanoparticles.
by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
10:31am
12.12.2017
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