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).

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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