Graphene-fed silkworms can spin super threads
It could lead to a new type of eco-friendly wearables and biodegradable implants.
Graphene key to promising treatment for spinal cord injuries
A rat with a severed spinal cord had "almost perfect motor control" after two weeks.
Carbon nanotube transistors promise faster, leaner processors
Researchers have finally overcome the limitations that prevent carbon nanotubes from outrunning their old-school counterparts.
Tesla coil zaps nanotubes into a self-assembling circuit
Next stop: self-assembly at a macro scale.
Stanford researchers make artificial skin that senses touch
Technology that could help amputees in the future to feel touch once again.
IBM unlocks the secret to carbon nanotube transistors
Smaller, faster, more powerful computers? Myron Reducto approves.
Nanotube-soaked spiders spin super-strong silk
Orb spider silk, already among the toughest and strongest materials found in nature, could soon ge...
Technology designed for aerospace could improve Parkinson's therapy
When Rice University chemist Matteo Pasquali set out to to create strong and conductive carbon nan...
Scientists replicate kitty whiskers to help robots 'feel'
Cat whiskers are tremendously sensitive, so much so that cats can navigate around our glassware wi...