Article - 6 Dec 2009
DNA is a truly amazing material. Mechanically, DNA can be rigid or flexible, tunable by its composition and length. Physically, DNA is very small - only 2 nanometer in diameter; yet its length is...
Article - 16 Sep 2009
RNA interference (RNAi) is a powerful strategy for suppressing gene expression in a sequence-specific manner.
Article - 26 May 2005
Optical tweezers use light and lasers to manipulate objects as small as a single atom, and are mainly used by biological scientists to study DNA and molecular motors. How optical tweezers work,...
Article - 15 Feb 2004
A group of scientists at The Scripps Research Institute has designed, constructed, and imaged a single strand of DNA that spontaneously folds into a highly rigid, nanoscale octahedron. Posted February...
Article - 2 Aug 2005
Nanomaterials and nanoparticles are being used in chemical synthesis, especially in the areas of catalysis, separations and remediation.
Article - 31 May 2007
One of the most pressing environmental issues facing modern society is that of global warming and the reduction of greenhouse gases in the environment. Nanotechnology can be applied to a number of...
Article - 14 Nov 2006
Nanotechnology offers huge advances for the core competences in future automobile construction and are vital for maintaining competitiveness. The innovation NanoMobil is to make nanotechnology...
Article - 29 Oct 2004
Current research in nanotechnology suggests that improved air and water filters, catalysts, photovoltaics, biomimicry and carbon nanotube fuel cells could be employed to aid the environment, save...
Article - 7 May 2004
After 15 years of development Beijing Yuantong Corporation Ltd has developed ESP nano-fuel technology. Posted April 28 2004
Article - 4 Mar 2004
Platinum nanoparticles possess an unusual property that may be useful for manufacturing new substances and the development of materials, according to new research. Posted March 2 2004