Article - 24 Jan 2007
Although interesting to people outside the scientific community, nano research that has led to nanoguitars and nanocars also has a serious side.
News - 3 Jun 2016
Rice University researchers and their collaborators at North Carolina State University have recently tested their nanocars in open air, i.e., in ambient conditions instead of vacuum. What they found...
News - 2 Feb 2009
The drivers of Rice University's
nanocars were surprised to find modified versions of their creation have the
ability to roll at room temperature. While practical applications for the tiny...
News - 16 Dec 2008
Foresight Institute, a leading think tank and public interest organization focused on nanotechnology, awarded prizes to leaders in research in the field of nanotechnology. These prizes are conferred...
News - 7 Nov 2016
Scientists at Rice University and at the University of Graz, Austria, have for the very first time observed the movement of three-wheeled, single-molecule “nanoroadsters” by driving...
News - 19 Nov 2015
Nanoscale submarines, made of only 224 atoms and driven by ultraviolet light, have been produced. It is hoped that this technology can be further developed to allow the transport of molecular cargoes...
News - 1 Oct 2015
New generation of nanocar includes a motor and an easier way to track its movement.
Constructing nanomachines that move controllably across surfaces has the potential to enable researchers to...
News - 16 Dec 2008
James Tour, the inventor of the nanocar at Rice University, has been awarded the prestigious Foresight Institute Feynman Prize for experimental nanotechnology for 2008 by the California think tank...
News - 3 Feb 2010
Stephan Link wants to understand how nanomaterials align, and his lab's latest
work is a step in the right direction.
Link's Rice University
group has found a way to use gold nanorods as...
News - 3 Feb 2011
"This is no cartoon. It's a real molecule, with all the interactions taking place correctly," said Anatoly Kolomeisky as he showed an animation of atoms twisting and turning about a central hub like a...