Nano technology

05.31.12
Copper-nickel nanowires from Duke University could make ubiquitous printable circuits
05.31.12

Copper-nickel nanowires from Duke University could make ubiquitous printable circuits

Nanowires, although they're building steam, still have to overcome the not-so-small problem of cos...

By J. Fingas,   05.31.12
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10.03.11
Researchers say nanorockets could deliver medicine quickly within the blood
10.03.11

Researchers say nanorockets could deliver medicine quickly within the blood

Faster delivery is always better when it comes to pizza, Thai food and now... drugs? Doctors seem...

By L. Leavitt,   10.03.11
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06.13.11
Metamaterial printing method inches us closer to invisibility cloaks
06.13.11

Metamaterial printing method inches us closer to invisibility cloaks

In theory, metamaterials are all kinds of awesome -- they can boost antenna strength, focus lasers,...

By T. O'Brien,   06.13.11
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06.04.11
Scientist cooks up adjustable strength metals
06.04.11

Scientist cooks up adjustable strength metals

As you may know, crafting a katana is a delicate process that involves carefully constructing a r...

By T. O'Brien,   06.04.11
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05.10.11
Graphene-powered web could download 3-D movies in seconds, give MPAA nightmares
05.10.11

Graphene-powered web could download 3-D movies in seconds, give MPAA nightmares

Graphene, is there anything it can't do? Researchers are already trying to put it in processors,...

By T. O'Brien,   05.10.11
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02.16.10
Cal researchers create 'energy-scavenging nanofibers,' look to energize your next A&F sweater
02.16.10

Cal researchers create 'energy-scavenging nanofibers,' look to energize your next A&F sweater

We've seen the magic of piezoelectrics before, but if a team of Cal Bears can really deliver, their...

By D. Murph,   02.16.10
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07.02.09
Tiny, printable batteries promise to change the face of obnoxious greeting cards forever
07.02.09

Tiny, printable batteries promise to change the face of obnoxious greeting cards forever

Researchers at the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Electronic Nano Systems ENAS in Chemnitz led...

By L. Dziuban,   07.02.09
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04.05.09
Scientists develop 'coin sorter' for nanoparticles, first-ever nanofluidic device with complex 3D surface
04.05.09

Scientists develop 'coin sorter' for nanoparticles, first-ever nanofluidic device with complex 3D surface

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Cornell University have banded togeth...

By R. Miller,   04.05.09
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04.03.09
MIT builds battery from bacterial virus, humans to power machines by 2012
04.03.09

MIT builds battery from bacterial virus, humans to power machines by 2012

We've been tracking MIT professor Angela Belcher's attempt to build batteries and nano-electronics...

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