News - 28 Jul 2009
The tubes that power X-ray machines are shrinking, improving the clarity and detail of their Superman-like vision. A team of nanomaterial scientists, medical physicists, and cancer biologists at the...
News - 5 Feb 2009
A RIKEN-led team of molecular biologists has determined the specific bonding leading to the formation of a protein complex involved in distributing pigment throughout the skin. Disruption of this...
News - 27 Nov 2007
A 1957 classic sits in the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) clean room. It’s not a Chevy, but a Veeco vacuum evaporator more than six feet tall and five feet wide.
News - 6 Mar 2007
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a prototype nanoscale electronic switch that works like lightning - except for the speed. Their...
News - 19 Jun 2020
A team of Brown University researchers has found a way to double the toughness of a ceramic material used to make solid-state lithium ion batteries. The strategy, described in the journal Matter,...
News - 31 Jul 2015
A new discovery about the structure of human hair is likely to change the way scientists and researchers, as well as the cosmetics industry, view and explore it in the future.
News - 17 Jul 2014
Devising a way to see something that has yet to be seen takes big ideas, teamwork and the support of those who understand the value of a calculated risk.
That confluence of forces has delivered...
News - 22 Jan 2014
As smartphones, tablets and other gadgets become smaller and more sophisticated, the heat they generate while in use increases. This is a growing problem because it can cause the electronics inside...
News - 25 Oct 2012
A multinational research team has discovered filamentous bacteria that function as living power cables in order to transmit electrons thousands of cell lengths away.
The Desulfobulbus bacterial...
News - 24 Oct 2012
Artificial muscles and self-propelled goo may be the stuff of Hollywood fiction, but for UC Santa Barbara scientists Omar Saleh and Deborah Fygenson, the reality of it is not that far away. By...