Nanoscience News

12/11/2017

Cornell Collaboration Reports Unique Property of Bilayer Graphene

The group reports remarkably clear observations of excitons – electrically neutral quasiparticles – in bilayer graphene.

12/11/2017

Artificial Muscles Give Soft Robots Superpowers

Origami-inspired muscles are both soft and strong, and can be made for less than $1

12/11/2017

Group Maps Atomic Shifts in Charge-Ordered Manganite

New approach to characterizing and understanding exotic charge-ordered phases in which electrons are ordered into periodic patterns.

12/11/2017

Cornell Team Devises Rapid Test for Vitamin A, Iron Deficits

The small, portable diagnostic system about the size of a lunchbox contains a blood sample test strip, like those used by diabetics.

11/17/2017

Engineers Create Stable Plasma Ring in Open Air

Man-made St. Elmo's fire generated with just water and a flat, dielectric plate.

11/17/2017

Kill Switches for Engineered Microbes Gone Rogue

Stable autonomous kill switches ensure biocontainment of living microbes designed as devices for medicine or the environment.​

10/20/2017

Shaping Animal, Vegetable and Mineral

Researchers develop mathematical techniques for designing shape-shifting shells.​

10/20/2017

Octopus Inspires 3-D Texture Morphing Project

Reseach team developed a method for precisely transforming stretchable 2-D objects into 3-D shapes.​

10/17/2017

Injecting Electrons Jolts 2-D Structure Into New Atomic Pattern

Berkeley Lab study is first to show  potential  of energy-efficient next-gen electronic memory.

09/22/2017

TU Delft and University of Vienna Measure Quantization of Vibrations

In the new study, the researchers adapted one of the seminal tests of the particle character of light.​

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