News - 27 Mar 2015
The latest DNA nanodevices created at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) - including a robot with movable arms, a book that opens and closes, a switchable gear, and an actuator - may be...
News - 11 Jul 2014
Rice University's breakthrough silicon oxide technology for high-density, next-generation computer memory is one step closer to mass production, thanks to a refinement that will allow...
News - 30 May 2014
Through this new method, the researchers found that cells stir their interiors using the same motor proteins that serve in muscle contraction.
The study, which sheds new light on biological...
News - 31 Dec 2013
By the time they're two, most children have had respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and suffered symptoms no worse than a bad cold.
But for some children, especially premature babies and...
News - 13 Nov 2013
Despite their almost incomprehensibly small size – a diameter about one ten-thousandth the thickness of a human hair – single-walled carbon nanotubes come in a plethora of different...
News - 21 Sep 2013
Cancer cells metastasize in several stages — first by invading surrounding tissue, then by infiltrating and spreading via the circulatory system. Some circulating cells work their way out of the...
News - 30 Jul 2013
Broken bones and joint replacements may someday heal faster, thanks to an unusual coating for medical implants under development at The Ohio State University.
Researchers here have found that...
News - 23 Jan 2013
Berkeley Lab scientists join an international collaboration to understand how archaea and bacteria work together deep in a cold sulfur spring
In the fall of 2010, Hoi-Ying Holman of the U.S....
News - 12 Jan 2011
Evergreen Solar, Inc. (NasdaqCM: ESLRD), a manufacturer of String Ribbon® solar power products with its proprietary, low-cost silicon wafer technology, today announced its intent to shut down...
News - 14 Dec 2010
You can touch a functioning light bulb and know right away that it's hot. Ouch! But you can't touch a single molecule and get the same feedback.
Rice University researchers say they have...