Nanoscience News

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​

05/02/2018

Breakthrough in Optical Frequency Synthesizer Using Integrated Photonics

In a project funded by DARPA, researchers from NIST, UCSB and Caltech have made a remarkable breakthrough in optical frequency synthesizers.

04/25/2018

Glowing Contact Lens Could Prevent A Leading Cause of Blindness

Worn during sleep, the lens interrupts the process that destroys cells of the retina.

04/19/2018

Asimow Group Breaks New Ground on Quasicrystal Synthesis

Paul Asimow and his research group examine the properties of exotic solids known as quasicrystals via high-impact shock recovery experiments.​

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