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...
http://www.azonano.com/article.aspx?ArticleID=814 | 6 May 2004
Keithley Instruments, Inc.
(NYSE: KEI), a world leader in advanced electrical test instruments and
systems, is hosting a forum designed to offer customers and users of Keithley...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=20489 | 11 Nov 2010
An advance by North Carolina State University
physicists improves our understanding of how light interacts with
matter, and could make possible the development of new
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=6343 | 29 Apr 2008
While offering great promise in a host of new applications, carbon nanotubes (CNTs) could be harmful to humans and a new risk review suggests that product designers and others should provisionally...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=20564 | 17 Nov 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
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=15726 | 2 Feb 2010
A NASA-developed innovative process is making waves in the nanotechnology field and spurring the development of new companies in the process. A new company based in Austin, Texas, Nanotailor, has...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=4873 | 5 Sep 2007
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...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=19314 | 2 Sep 2010
According to a recent report by the National Research Council of the National
Academy of Sciences, the United States, once the world leader in the discovery
and growth of crystalline...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=14574 | 9 Nov 2009
Mimicking the reflective iridescence of a butterfly's wing, investigators at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have developed a...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=20731 | 30 Nov 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...
http://www.azonano.com/news.aspx?newsID=19992 | 14 Oct 2010