News - 25 Feb 2016
Nanomachines could take over a variety of tasks in future. Some day they may be able to perform medical precision work in the human body or help analyze pathogens and pollutants in mobile...
Article - 18 Nov 2003
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology has observed non-metallic behaviour in nanometer-scale clusters of the metal niobium when cooled to below 20 Kelvin. Posted May 22 2003
Article - 12 Aug 2004
Researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have developed gold-tipped nanocrystals or nanodumbells. These could be used as building blocks for nanotechnology based electrononics, transistirs...
News - 18 Mar 2011
University of California, Riverside scientists have designed nanoscale-sized apparatus comprising iron oxide particles that react to an outside magnetic field, enhancing visual data being displayed....
News - 18 Feb 2010
Rod cells, or rods, are photoreceptor cells in the retina of the eye that can function in less intense light than can the other type of photoreceptor, cone cells. Named for their cylindrical shape,...
News - 23 Apr 2014
By combining the powers of two single-atom-thick carbon structures, researchers at the George Washington University's Micro-propulsion and Nanotechnology Laboratory have created a new...
News - 2 Jul 2010
Scientists of the University of Freiburg and the University of Frankfurt have elucidated the architecture of the largest protein complex of the cellular respiratory chain. They discovered an unknown...
News - 27 Jul 2009
By studying gold nanoparticles with highly uniform sizes and shapes, scientists now understand how they lose energy, a key step towards producing nanoscale detectors for weighing any single...
News - 15 Jan 2009
Simulation of the electric field surrounding a single MWCNT in vacuum.Dr Tim Wilkinson from the Cambridge University Department of Engineering's Photonics Research Group has made an exciting...
News - 4 May 2018
Penn State chemists have created a designer’s toolkit that allows them to construct different levels of complexity into nanoparticles using a simple, mix-and-match procedure....