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 - 24 Oct 2014
A few short years ago, the idea of a practical manufacturing process based on getting molecules to organize themselves in useful nanoscale shapes seemed ... well, cool, sure, but also a little...
News - 9 Dec 2014
A very tiny red carpet is ready. The paparazzi are gathering as a daring experiment in communicating cell biology comes to the test—who will watch the three “Tell Your Own Cell...
News - 2 Dec 2013
Nanosponges that soak up a dangerous pore-forming toxin produced by MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) could serve as a safe and effective vaccine against this toxin. This...
News - 4 Oct 2012
Researchers at Rice University are designing transparent, two-terminal, three-dimensional computer memories on flexible sheets that show promise for electronics and sophisticated heads-up...
News - 10 Jun 2009
Today's transistors and light emitting diodes (LED) are based on silicon and
gallium arsenide semiconductors, which have fixed electronic and optical properties.
Now, University of California,...
Article - 10 Jul 2013
Experimental data has been obtained on nanostructured glass that could help to preserve huge amounts of data for over one million years, which may help record historical data for future generations.
News - 13 Apr 2015
Chemists from Europe’s Graphene Flagship review the potential for graphene-organic composite materials in electronics. The researchers show how organic semiconductors can be used to better process...
News - 24 Feb 2015
Imagine: You pop a pill into your mouth and swallow it. It dissolves, releasing tiny particles that are absorbed and cause only cancerous cells to secrete a specific protein into your bloodstream. Two...
News - 10 Dec 2014
A new genetic therapy not only helped blind mice regain enough light sensitivity to distinguish flashing from non-flashing lights, but also restored light response to the retinas of dogs, setting the...