Nanotechnology
Nanotechnology ("nanotech") is the manipulation of matter on an atomic, molecular, and supramolecular scale. The earliest, widespread description of nanotechnology referred to the particular technolo...
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This New Graphene Material Called Diamene Turns Harder Than Diamond When It's Hit By A Bullet
Scientists have created a new material called diamene, which promises to be as flexible as tin foil but hard enough to stop a bullet....
New metamaterial enhances natural cooling without power input
Thin glass-polymer sheet increases passive radiative cooling
Another step forward on universal quantum computer
Researchers have demonstrated holonomic quantum gates under zero-magnetic field at room temperature, which could enable the realization of fast and fault-tolerant universal quantum computers.
MIT created this self-assembling chair and cell phone
MIT created this self-assembling chair and cell phone.
We’re Close to a Universal Quantum Computer, Here’s Where We’re At
Scientists are racing to build the world’s first universal quantum computer. Follow Focal Point for more like this!
The Workhorse of the Cell: Kinesin
Masterpieces of microengineering, kinesins are motorized transport machines that move cellular materials to their correct locations in the cell so they can perform their functions. Kinesins have two f...
Drew Berry: Animations of unseeable biology
http://www.ted.com We have no ways to directly observe molecules and what they do -- Drew Berry wants to change that. At TEDxSydney he shows his scientifically accurate (and entertaining!) animations ...
A Day in the Life of a Motor Protein
The primary aim of the Hoogenraad research lab at the University of Utrecht, the Netherlands, is to understand how intracellular protein transport underlies the development and function of nerve cells...
'Water-oozing' nanorods could be used to harvest water from the air
Researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory accidentally created nanorods that expel water as humidity rises.
LIGHT GOES INFINITELY FAST WITH NEW ON-CHIP MATERIAL
Electrons are so 20th century. In the 21st century, photonic devices, which use light to transport large amounts of information quickly, will enhance or even replace the electronic devices that are ub...
A Freaky Anti-Rubber Is Weirding Scientists Out
Auxetics are a class of materials whose curious and complex properties have excited researchers for decades.
3D graphene has 5% of the weight and 10x the strength of steel
A team of MIT engineers has successfully designed a new 3-D material with five percent the density of steel and ten times the strength, making it one of the ...
Dirty To Drinkable-Engineers Develop Novel Hybrid Nanomaterials To Transform Water
A team of engineers at Washington University in St. Louis has found a way to use graphene oxide sheets to transform dirty water into drinking water, and it could be a global game-changer.
How LG's OLED displays will shape the future
LG believes that OLED will fundamentally change the future of our home and portable devices. See some of the concepts that OLED technology will enable in the...
Researchers use world's smallest diamonds to make wires three atoms wide
Scientists at Stanford University and the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have discovered a way to use diamondoids - the smallest possible bits of diamond - to assemble ato...
History of nanotechnology
The history of nanotechnology traces the development of the concepts and experimental work falling under the broad category of nanotechnology. Although nanotechnology is a relatively recent developme...
Scanning probe microscopy
Scanning probe microscopy (SPM) is a branch of microscopy that forms images of surfaces using a physical probe that scans the specimen. SPM was founded with the invention of the scanning tunneling mic...
Nanomaterials
See the Nanomaterials category for an exhaustive list of articles related to this subject. What follows is an introduction.Nanomaterials describe, in principle, materials of which a single unit is si...
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Metamaterial
Metamaterials are artificial materials engineered to have properties that have not yet been found in nature. They are assemblies of multiple individual elements fashioned from conventional materials s...
Metamaterial - Wikipedia
Nanomechanics
Nanomechanics is a branch of nanoscience studying fundamental mechanical (elastic, thermal and kinetic) properties of physical systems at the nanometer scale. Nanomechanics has emerged on the crossroa...
Nanolithography
Nanolithography is the branch of nanotechnology concerned with the study and application of fabricating nanometer-scale structures, meaning patterns with at least one lateral dimension between the siz...
Nanofluidics
Nanofluidics is the study of the behavior, manipulation, and control of fluids that are confined to structures of nanometer (typically 1-100 nm) characteristic dimensions (1 nm = 10 m). Flui...
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Nanomedicine
Nanomedicine is the medical application of nanotechnology. Nanomedicine ranges from the medical applications of nanomaterials, to nanoelectronic biosensors, and even possible future applications of mo...
Nanorobotics
Nanorobotics is the emerging technology field creating machines or robots whose components are at or close to the scale of a nanometer (10 meters). More specifically, nanorobotics refers to the nano...
Nanoelectronics
Nanoelectronics refer to the use of nanotechnology in electronic components. The term covers a diverse set of devices and materials, with the common characteristic that they are so small that inter-a...
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Molecular electronics
Molecular electronics is the study and application of molecular building blocks for the fabrication of electronic components. It is an interdisciplinary area that spans physics, chemistry, and materia...
Quantum electronics
Quantum optics is a field of research that uses semi-classical and quantum-mechanical physics to investigate phenomena involving light and its interactions with matter at submicroscopic levels.
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Quantum computer
Quantum computing studies theoretical computation systems (quantum computers) that make direct use of quantum-mechanical phenomena, such as superposition and entanglement, to perform operations on dat...
Molecular nanotechnology
Molecular nanotechnology (MNT) is a technology based on the ability to build structures to complex, atomic specifications by means of mechanosynthesis. This is distinct from nanoscale materials. Base...