Nanotech

08.04.11
Nanowire batteries now as 'small as possible,' could one day be included with nano toys
08.04.11

Nanowire batteries now as 'small as possible,' could one day be included with nano toys

That black dot isn't a battery, it's an ultra-thin disc containing thousands of individual nanowi...

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06.22.11
Thin film coating makes everlasting energy a piezoelectric possibility
06.22.11

Thin film coating makes everlasting energy a piezoelectric possibility

Let's be honest, it's no big secret that we're running out of dead dinosaurs to fuel our lives. A...

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06.13.11
Metamaterial printing method inches us closer to invisibility cloaks
06.13.11

Metamaterial printing method inches us closer to invisibility cloaks

In theory, metamaterials are all kinds of awesome -- they can boost antenna strength, focus lasers,...

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05.18.11
Nanosys QDEF screen technology ships in Q4, slips into iPad at SID 2011 (video)
05.18.11

Nanosys QDEF screen technology ships in Q4, slips into iPad at SID 2011 (video)

We dropped by Nanosys' nook at SID 2011, and not only was it showing off its new Quantum Dot Enha...

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05.17.11
Nanosys unveils Quantum Dot Enhancement Film for LCDs, promises all kinds of colors
05.17.11

Nanosys unveils Quantum Dot Enhancement Film for LCDs, promises all kinds of colors

Another day, another step closer to quantum dot reality. Today, Nanosys unveiled its new Quantum...

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05.10.11
Graphene-powered web could download 3-D movies in seconds, give MPAA nightmares
05.10.11

Graphene-powered web could download 3-D movies in seconds, give MPAA nightmares

Graphene, is there anything it can't do? Researchers are already trying to put it in processors,...

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04.25.11
Researchers build synthetic synapse circuit, prosthetic brains still decades away
04.25.11

Researchers build synthetic synapse circuit, prosthetic brains still decades away

Building a franken-brain has long been a holy grail of sorts for scientists, but now a team of engi...

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04.08.11
IBM shows off 155GHz graphene transistor in the name of DARPA research
04.08.11

IBM shows off 155GHz graphene transistor in the name of DARPA research

IBM might be cautious about touting graphene as a a silicon killer, but that hasn't stopped it from...

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03.28.11
Silicine might be the new graphene, now that it's been physically constructed
03.28.11

Silicine might be the new graphene, now that it's been physically constructed

Surely you've heard of graphene, the one-atom-thick layer of pencil lead that has the potential to...

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