Category: Nanotechnology

Nanotechnology: £5.5M grant will create production line nanoscale error sensors

SCIENTISTS at the University of Huddersfield have been awarded millions of pounds for a five-year research project that will accelerate a new industrial revolution by developing techniques for ultra-accurate measurement on a...

Nanotechnology: Origami metamaterials show reversible auxeticity combined with deformation recoverability

The simplicity and elegance of origami, an ancient Japanese art form, has motivated researchers to explore its application in the world of materials. New research from an interdisciplinary team, including Northwestern Engineering's...

Nanotechnology: Not just light: The sensitivity of photoreceptors to mechanical stimuli is unveiled

Thanks to optical tweezers, a new study reveals unexpected properties of the neurons responsible for the transduction of light signals. The research has been published in PLOS Biology. "We thought we knew almost...

Nanotechnology: Discovery will allow more sophisticated work at nanoscale

IMAGE: Researchers led by a University of Houston engineer have reported a new way to stimulate fluid...

Nanotechnology: Probing the properties of magnetic quasi-particles

Researchers have for the first time measured a fundamental property of magnets called magnon polarisation -- and in the process, are making progress towards building low-energy devices. The existence of magnon polarisation...

Nanotechnology: New therapy extends breast cancer survival rate, prevents reoccurrence

EVANSTON, Ill. -- A new immunotherapy developed by researchers at Northwestern University dramatically extends the survival time of mice with triple negative breast cancer, one of the most aggressive and difficult-to-treat forms...

Nanotechnology: For next-generation semiconductors, 2D tops 3D

IMAGE: Design of halide perovskite materials for resistive switching memory with first-principles screening and experimental verification ...

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Months into the COVID-19 pandemic, wearing a mask while out in public has become the recommended practice. However, many still question the effectiveness of...

Archaeology: Cooling of Earth caused by eruptions, not meteors

IMAGE: Workers excavating Hall's Cave in Central Texas ...

Nanotechnology: Sharing a secret…the quantum way

IMAGE: An artistic impression sharing a secret using structured...