News - 13 Jul 2016
Researcher Baratunde Cola wants to add “sand” into computers in order to cool them. Not beach sand, but silicon dioxide nanoparticles coated with a high dielectric constant polymer, which...
News - 24 Feb 2016
Ever since graphene was discovered in 2005, it has been hailed a wonder material with the potential to transform major industries, such as energy, health care, electronics, and construction.
News - 17 Apr 2015
This month marks the 50th anniversary of Moore's Law, an observation that every couple of years, computer chip manufacturers manage to squeeze twice as many transistors onto a computer chip....
News - 30 May 2014
Computing experts at Sandia National Laboratories have launched an effort to help discover what computers of the future might look like, from next-generation supercomputers to systems that learn on...
News - 22 Jan 2014
The sixth annual BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Basic Sciences category goes to German physicists Maximilian Haider, Harald Rose and Knut Urban for "greatly enhancing the...
News - 14 Feb 2013
Stanford nanoscale laser/LED marks a new age in the study and influence of living cells
If engineers at Stanford have their way, biological research may soon be transformed by a new class...
News - 7 Jan 2011
Move over silicon. There's a new electronic material in town, and it goes fast.
That material, the focus of the 2010 Nobel Prize in physics, is graphene -- a fancy name for extremely thin...
News - 9 May 2010
Nanotechnology involves manipulating the unimaginably small. A nanometer is about 5 carbon atoms in a row, or the distance your fingernail grows in one second. Matter behaves fundamentally differently...
News - 18 Mar 2010
The following press conferences will take place during the March Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS), to be held March 15-19, 2010 in the Portland Convention Center.
News - 6 Mar 2009
For their pioneering work in science, the L'Oreal-UNESCO Awards For Women in Science honored today five distinguished women researchers whose work touches everything from the Milky Way to flat...