Nanotechnology

11.23.15
Nano-sized diamond thread may be a super-strong wonder material
11.23.15

Nano-sized diamond thread may be a super-strong wonder material

Diamond nanothread promises to be extremely strong, yet supremely thin.

By J. Fingas,   11.23.15
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11.18.15
Scientists build atom-scale sub that moves at 'breakneck' speeds
11.18.15

Scientists build atom-scale sub that moves at 'breakneck' speeds

The 'propellers' are powered by ultraviolet light and spin at a million RPM.

By S. Dent,   11.18.15
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10.08.15
Nanowire technology will improve brain-stimulating implants
10.08.15

Nanowire technology will improve brain-stimulating implants

This newly developed nanowire technology will prevent the brain from attacking 'foreign' identified implants.

By C. Klimovski,   10.08.15
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09.25.15
This tiny nanoscale wrench can tinker with molecules
09.25.15

This tiny nanoscale wrench can tinker with molecules

Utilizing molecular chirality has lead to the development of the cutest wrench you'll (never) see.

By C. Klimovski,   09.25.15
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07.23.15
3D-printed DNA 'bunnies' could deliver drugs into your body
07.23.15

3D-printed DNA 'bunnies' could deliver drugs into your body

Building a DNA-sized bunny is fun, but the technique could one day be used in medical procedures

By S. Dent,   07.23.15
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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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05.05.15
Nanotube-soaked spiders spin super-strong silk
05.05.15

Nanotube-soaked spiders spin super-strong silk

Orb spider silk, already among the toughest and strongest materials found in nature, could soon ge...

By A. Tarantola,   05.05.15
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04.22.15
Futurist Ray Kurzweil: Nanotech is the key to better EV batteries
04.22.15

Futurist Ray Kurzweil: Nanotech is the key to better EV batteries

Living up to his billing as an inventor/visionary, Ray Kurzweil kicked off an engineering conferen...

By R. Lawler,   04.22.15
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