Article - 6 May 2004
A team of scientists have used a scanning electron microscope to make a detailed examination of the foot of a jumping spider that could lead to Post-it® notes that still stick even if wet and greasy...
News - 2 Feb 2010
Could humans one day walk on walls, like Spider-Man? A palm-sized device invented
at Cornell that uses water surface tension as an adhesive bond just might make
News - 14 Oct 2010
A team of Rice University and Lockheed Martin scientists has discovered a way to use simple silicon to radically increase the capacity of lithium-ion batteries.
Sibani Lisa Biswal, an assistant...
News - 21 Dec 2007
Velcro, Superglue and Post-It Notes… Three things
that started out as obscure inventions but are now indispensable for
everyday life. So what will the next idea to stick with modern...
News - 2 Sep 2010
When water freezes or boils, its atomic structure undergoes a phase transition in response to temperature change. Phase transitions are common in nature, and have been exploited to make devices such...
News - 1 Jun 2013
In a new study, published in Science May 31, 2013, Columbia Engineering researchers demonstrate that graphene, even if stitched together from many small crystalline grains, is almost as strong as...
Article - 19 Oct 2005
The research in this article highlights a widespread developing country engagement with nanotechnology research and development. The ability of less-developed countries to engage with nanotechnology...
News - 11 Apr 2014
Some three billion base pairs make up the human genome – the floorplan of life. In 2003, the Human Genome Project announced the successful decryption of this code, a tour de force that...
News - 7 Apr 2014
Some three billion base pairs make up the human genome—the floor plan of life. In 2003, the Human Genome Project announced the successful decryption of this code, a tour de force that...
News - 29 Mar 2013
Altair Nanotechnologies Inc. ("Altair") today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and the year ended December 31, 2012.
For the year ended December 31, 2012, Altair...