Dr. K. Eric Drexler, the Chairman of the Foresight Institute has used the term Zettatechnology to describe molecular manufacturing and its products. Posted October 29 2003
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=56 | 30 Oct 2003
Researchers in the US are working on a Nano-velcro that could have a holding power tens of times greater than epoxy adhesives. Posted October 22 2003
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=38 | 22 Oct 2003
They look like spirals with tiny heads, and screw through the liquid like
miniature corkscrews. When moving, they resemble rather ungainly bacteria with
long whip-like tails. They can only be...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=10951 | 16 Apr 2009
Microscopic robots crafted to maneuver separately without any
obvious guidance are now assembling into self-organized structures
after years of continuing research led by a Duke
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=6523 | 3 Jun 2008
Physik Instrumente (PI) is known throughout the high-tech world for its leadership in the design and manufacture of nanometer-level motion control products (nanopositioners), piezo ceramics and...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=1593 | 9 Jun 2006
the leading provider of innovative solutions based on MEMS
(micro-electro-mechanical systems) technology, announced today it is
the breeding ground for the future champion of the Robocup...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=4406 | 9 Jul 2007
A range of complex surgical operations necessary to treat stroke victims,
confront hardened arteries or address blockages in the bloodstream are about
to be made safer as researchers from the...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=9488 | 19 Jan 2009
In the future, tablet-shaped robots could perform some surgical operations
without injuring the body. A new publication by the Institute of Robotics and
Intelligent Systems of ETH
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=8940 | 29 Nov 2008
Can a heart implanted micro robot operate permanently? Can cell phones and tiny robots implanted in the heart operate permanently without having their batteries charged?
It might sound like science...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=20525 | 15 Nov 2010
Researchers at Purdue University
have created a magnetic "ferropaper" that might be used to make low-cost
"micromotors" for surgical instruments, tiny tweezers to study cells
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=15334 | 5 Jan 2010