Latest Nanotechnology News

Fri, 01/22/2016
Since the 1960s, computer chips have been built using a process called photolithography. But in the past five years, chip features have gotten smaller than the wavelength of light, which has required...
Wed, 10/21/2015
Have a cavity? Ask your dentist about filling it with a mixture of nanoparticles including silica and zirconia. These white fillings (known as nano-composite resins) resemble teeth better than...
Mon, 06/22/2015
While exploring the possibility to realize graphene-like nanostructures of boron, carbon’s neighor in the periodic table, a team of chemical engineers at the Indian Institute of Technology...
Fri, 06/05/2015
Nanofibers — polymer filaments only a couple of hundred nanometers in diameter — have a huge range of potential applications, from solar cells to water filtration to fuel cells. But so...
Fri, 05/15/2015
© 2015 EPFL/Jamani Caillet Made from state-of-the-art silicon transistors, an ultra-low power sensor enables real-time scanning of the contents of liquids such as perspiration. Compatible...
Thu, 04/23/2015
A new procedure will enable researchers to fabricate smaller, faster, and more powerful nanoscale devices ─ and do so with molecular control and precision. Using a single layer of carbon atoms, or...
Tue, 04/14/2015
Dartmouth researchers identify precise heat to boost immune system against cancer tumors. Seeking a way to stimulate antitumor responses via the immune system, Steven Fiering, PhD, of Norris Cotton...
Tue, 04/14/2015
They are tiny and comprise spherical, sheet-like or fibrous particles. And they consist chiefly of the chemical element carbon. The talk here is about unusual carbon nanostructures that scientists...

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