Nanotechnology

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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05.05.15
Nanotube-soaked spiders spin super-strong silk
05.05.15

Nanotube-soaked spiders spin super-strong silk

Orb spider silk, already among the toughest and strongest materials found in nature, could soon ge...

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04.22.15
Futurist Ray Kurzweil: Nanotech is the key to better EV batteries
04.22.15

Futurist Ray Kurzweil: Nanotech is the key to better EV batteries

Living up to his billing as an inventor/visionary, Ray Kurzweil kicked off an engineering conferen...

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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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04.05.15
Optical nanotech sensor can sniff out bad food and explosives
04.05.15

Optical nanotech sensor can sniff out bad food and explosives

The days of having to rely on pricey lab sensors (or carefully trained canines) to detect bad food...

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03.11.15
Hamburg is pee-proofing its public places
03.11.15

Hamburg is pee-proofing its public places

If you're the type of man that enjoys dry feet and pants, you'd better think twice before emptying...

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02.05.15
Scientists build silicon transistor just one atom thick
02.05.15

Scientists build silicon transistor just one atom thick

Step aside, graphene, "silicene" is the trendy new nano-material in town that could one day superc...

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01.04.15
Nanotech replaces your torn knee ligament without further pain
01.04.15

Nanotech replaces your torn knee ligament without further pain

As Tom Brady and other athletes can attest, you really, really want to avoid tearing your knee's a...

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