Kavli News

12/20/2010

Carbon nanotubes can transmit and receive light at the nanoscale, which may one day make them ideal optical scattering wires.

12/10/2010

Henny Zandbergen, a member of the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience at the Delft University of Technology, Netherlands has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant of 2.5 million euros to support his research into improved microscopic technologies.

12/09/2010

A team led by a former postdoctoral researcher in MIT’s Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences and the MIT Kavli Institute for Astrophysics, recently measured the first-ever planetary atmosphere that is substantially enriched in carbon.

12/09/2010

Publishing in the journal Cell, remarkable progress in understanding how stem cell biology works has been reported by an interdisciplinary team of leading scientists from biology, physics, and engineering. 

12/08/2010

Cornell researchers have developed a novel way to synthesize a fuel cell electrocatalytic material without breaking the bank.

12/07/2010

Scientists' murky understanding of dark energy may have just gotten a little clearer, thanks to recent work by a team of researchers that includes astrophysicist Neelima Sehgal of the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology at SLAC.

12/07/2010

The Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind (KIBM) at UC San Diego, will administer a $1 million gift from the W.M. Keck Foundation.

12/02/2010

A new study predicts for the first time where neutron star mergers are likely to occur in the local galactic neighborhood.

11/28/2010

Researchers at Delft University of Technology and Oxford University have  announced a new type of nanopore device that could help in developing fast and cheap genetic analysis.

11/17/2010

A team of researchers led by Paul Weiss, UCLA’s Fred Kavli Chair in NanoSystems Sciences, has developed a tool capable of measuring the interactions between single molecules and the surfaces to which the molecules are attached.

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