Nanoscience News

07/17/2018

A Multifunctional, Multiscale, Reconfigurable Surface

Composite surface has features that can move microparticles, mix droplets, repel biofilms and more.

07/12/2018

Next-Generation Robotic Cockroach Can Explore Underwater Environments

'HAMR’ can walk on land, swim, and walk underwater.

06/29/2018

Weighing the Planet's Biological Matter

Though only one nine  thousandth  of the planet's biomass, humans have an outsized impact on Earth.

06/28/2018

Collaboration Yields Discovery of 12-Sided Silica Cages

Nano cages could have applications in mesoscale material assembly, as well as medical diagnosis and therapeutics.

06/28/2018

‘Elegant’ Design Could Lead to More Powerful, Safer Lithium Metal Battery

“Hairy” nanoparticles key to a more powerful and safer lithium battery

06/18/2018

A Sprinkle of Platinum Nanoparticles Onto Graphene Makes Brain Probes More Sensitive

Graphene electrodes could enable higher quality imaging of brain cell activity​

06/14/2018

Delft Scientists Make First ‘On Demand’ Entanglement Link

Researchers have succeeded in generating quantum entanglement between two quantum chips faster than the entanglement is lost.​

06/13/2018

Opening Pyrolysis Kiln Offers Waste-to-Reward Reality

Cornell’s new pyrolysis kiln – the largest of its kind at a U.S. university – opened May 24.

05/29/2018

A Photosynthetic Engine for Artificial Cells

Researchers engineered a cell-like structure that harnesses photosynthesis to perform designer reactions​

05/02/2018

Butterfly Wings Inspire Light-Manipulating Surface for Medical Implants

Nanoscale structures based on ones found in nature make eye implants more effective and last longer​

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