News - 16 Apr 2009
They look like spirals with tiny heads, and screw through the liquid like miniature corkscrews. When moving, they resemble rather ungainly bacteria with long whip-like tails. They can only be observed...
Article - 30 Oct 2003
Dr. K. Eric Drexler, the Chairman of the Foresight Institute has used the term Zettatechnology to describe molecular manufacturing and its products. Posted October 29 2003
Article - 22 Oct 2003
Researchers in the US are working on a Nano-velcro that could have a holding power tens of times greater than epoxy adhesives. Posted October 22 2003
Article - 9 Jun 2006
Physik Instrumente (PI) is known throughout the high-tech world for its leadership in the design and manufacture of nanometer-level motion control products (nanopositioners), piezo ceramics and...
News - 9 Jul 2007
MEMSCAP, the leading provider of innovative solutions based on MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical systems) technology, announced today it is the breeding ground for the future champion of the Robocup...
News - 29 Nov 2008
In the future, tablet-shaped robots could perform some surgical operations without injuring the body. A new publication by the Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems of ETH Zurich shows how...
News - 15 Nov 2010
Can a heart implanted micro robot operate permanently? Can cell phones and tiny robots implanted in the heart operate permanently without having their batteries charged?
It might sound like science...
News - 3 Jul 2015
From targeted drug delivery to the self-assembly of nano robots, new research by Northumbria University, Newcastle, is using super-sized atoms to reveal the behaviour of liquids in microscopic...
News - 25 Mar 2016
Researchers at the Ruhr-Universitat Bochum (RUB)’s Applied Laser Technologies lab have used laser beams to assemble microscopic components into bigger structures. In the future, this technology...
News - 21 Sep 2015
Quality materials, reliable tools and talented artisan are the key ingredients of any successful workshop. When it comes to making electronics components and energy storage devices, discoveries emerge...