Nanoparticle-enhanced metals could radically change cars
UCLA scientists created a metal with 'record breaking' strength and stiffness-to-weight.
Nano-sized diamond thread may be a super-strong wonder material
Diamond nanothread promises to be extremely strong, yet supremely thin.
Scientists build atom-scale sub that moves at 'breakneck' speeds
The 'propellers' are powered by ultraviolet light and spin at a million RPM.
Nanowire technology will improve brain-stimulating implants
This newly developed nanowire technology will prevent the brain from attacking 'foreign' identified implants.
This tiny nanoscale wrench can tinker with molecules
Utilizing molecular chirality has lead to the development of the cutest wrench you'll (never) see.
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
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...
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...
Nanotube-soaked spiders spin super-strong silk
Orb spider silk, already among the toughest and strongest materials found in nature, could soon ge...