Nanowires

01.26.16
Nanowire discovery may lead to better, cheaper solar cells
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Nanowire discovery may lead to better, cheaper solar cells

Scientists found an easier way to grow thousands of tiny, identical wires.

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07.05.15
Stretchable nanowire mesh heats your sore muscles
07.05.15

Stretchable nanowire mesh heats your sore muscles

Don't like having to apply clunky heating pads every time you want to to deal with chronic muscle...

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04.24.15
Berkeley's artificial photosynthesis turns carbon dioxide into future fuel
04.24.15

Berkeley's artificial photosynthesis turns carbon dioxide into future fuel

Whenever a scientific discovery claims to have solved one of the world's most critical issues, it'...

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06.02.14
Nanotechnology can turn your jacket into a battery
06.02.14

Nanotechnology can turn your jacket into a battery

There are certainly clothes and wires that can transmit electricity, but wouldn't it make sense if...

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04.30.14
Nanowires three atoms wide could lead to paper-thin gadgets
04.30.14

Nanowires three atoms wide could lead to paper-thin gadgets

What's that odd shape, you ask? That's the world's thinnest nanowire -- and it could be the key to...

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08.13.13
Nanowire sensor converts pressure into light, may lead to super-sensitive touch devices (updated)
08.13.13

Nanowire sensor converts pressure into light, may lead to super-sensitive touch devices (updated)

Outside of pen input, pressure sensors don't get much love these days. However, Georgia Tech has j...

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07.21.13
Plastic skin lights up on contact, may lead to touchscreens everywhere (video)
07.21.13

Plastic skin lights up on contact, may lead to touchscreens everywhere (video)

Flexible circuitry is frequently a one-way affair -- we've seen bendy displays and touch layers, b...

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06.07.13
Scientists build soft, transparent contact lens displays with nanomaterials
06.07.13

Scientists build soft, transparent contact lens displays with nanomaterials

Of the contact lens display prototypes that we've seen so far, few if any are focused on comfort -...

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02.13.13
USC battery wields silicon nanowires to hold triple the energy, charge in 10 minutes
02.13.13

USC battery wields silicon nanowires to hold triple the energy, charge in 10 minutes

There's no shortage of attempts to build a better battery, usually with a few caveats. USC may hav...

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