Article - 10 Aug 2004
In an attempt to create nanocomposites incorporating carbon nanotubes and diamond, scientists at Argonne National Laboratory created nanotubes with graphitic wings. Posted July 16th, 2004
News - 17 Dec 2012
Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California, Berkeley, have developed an elegant and powerful...
News - 27 Apr 2010
Using neutron beams and atomic-force microscopes, a team of university researchers
working with the National Institute
of Standards and Technology (NIST) may have resolved a 10-year-old...
News - 20 Mar 2009
Researchers at the UT Dallas
Alan G. MacDiarmid NanoTech Institute have demonstrated a fundamentally new
type of artificial muscle, which can operate at extreme temperatures where no
News - 3 Jul 2007
The ability of carbon nanotubes to withstand repeated stress yet retain their structural and mechanical integrity is similar to the behavior of soft tissue, according to a new study from Rensselaer...
Article - 27 Feb 2013
Xuanhe Zhao, Assistant Professor at Duke University talks to AZoNano about the Application of Graphene in Artificial Muscles.
News - 16 Nov 2012
New artificial muscles made from nanotech yarns and infused with paraffin wax can lift more than 100,000 times their own weight and generate 85 times more mechanical power during contraction than the...
News - 28 Apr 2014
Dr. Ray Baughman, a pioneer in nanotechnology and a prolific inventor, will be the featured speaker at the annual Polykarp Kusch Lecture at UT Dallas on Thursday.
Baughman is the Robert A....
News - 24 Jan 2013
Duke University engineers are layering atom-thick lattices of carbon with polymers to create unique materials with a broad range of applications, including artificial muscles.
News - 22 Oct 2008
An artificial connection between nerve cells in the brain and muscles has been shown to restore voluntary movement to paralyzed limbs. This finding was reported today in the journal...