Nanoscale

07.26.15
Scientists make a transistor from a single molecule
07.26.15

Scientists make a transistor from a single molecule

Scientists have built a nano-sized transistor from just one molecule (and a handful of atoms).

By J. Fingas,   07.26.15
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06.13.15
Moore's Law in action: making our machines ever more micro
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06.13.15

Moore's Law in action: making our machines ever more micro

Over the past few decades, engineers have leveraged Moore's Law to the fullest, resulting in power...

By J. Turi,   06.13.15
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06.08.15
Here's how 'flawless' materials break on a nanoscopic scale
06.08.15

Here's how 'flawless' materials break on a nanoscopic scale

Have you ever wondered why a supposedly defect-free material ends up cracking? University of Penns...

By J. Fingas,   06.08.15
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04.12.15
Lasers quickly load thousands of cells with nano-sized cargo
04.12.15

Lasers quickly load thousands of cells with nano-sized cargo

Doctors dream of injecting cells with large nanoscopic cargo to treat or study illnesses. The exis...

By J. Fingas,   04.12.15
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03.23.15
Here's how a lithium-ion battery degrades over time
03.23.15

Here's how a lithium-ion battery degrades over time

Use a gadget with a lithium-ion battery inside and you'll eventually learn that these power packs...

By J. Fingas,   03.23.15
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04.25.14
The world's smallest magazine cover is 2,000 times smaller than a grain of salt
04.25.14

The world's smallest magazine cover is 2,000 times smaller than a grain of salt

No, National Geographic Kids didn't forget to buy colored ink -- that's a blown-up view of the sma...

By J. Fingas,   04.25.14
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10.07.12
Sharp 'Moth Eye' LCD Panel demo shows off future HDTVs with less glare
10.07.12

Sharp 'Moth Eye' LCD Panel demo shows off future HDTVs with less glare

While its high pixel density mobile displays stole much of the attention at CEATEC 2012, Sharp als...

By R. Lawler,   10.07.12
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08.28.12
Harvard scientists grow human cells onto nanowire scaffold to form 'cyborg' skin
08.28.12

Harvard scientists grow human cells onto nanowire scaffold to form 'cyborg' skin

Growing human tissue is old hat, but being able to measure activity inside flesh is harder -- any...

By S. Dent,   08.28.12
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06.27.12
UCLA researchers develop nanoscale microwave oscillators, promise better and cheaper mobile devices
06.27.12

UCLA researchers develop nanoscale microwave oscillators, promise better and cheaper mobile devices

At a size of just 100 nanometers, it may not be much to look at, but a new type of microwave oscil...

By D. Melanson,   06.27.12
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