Nanoscience News


Tiny Batteries For Superconductivity

New research might help to operate large arrays of superconducting quantum bits, potential candidates to use in a quantum computer.


Made Better Through Science: Calcite Tuned To Be Mollusk-Tough

Cornell researchers strengthen pure calcite through the introduction of amino acids.


Scientists at TU Delft Take Next Step Towards Observing Quantum Physics in Real Life

New membrane overcomes a major hurdle towards observing quantum physics with massive objects at room temperature.


Efficient ‘Electricity Traffic Lights’ Made from a Single Molecule

TU Delft researchers have successfully manufactured a diode using just a single molecule.


Elusive Superconductor State Observed

The team confirmed a 50-year-old prediction about "Cooper pairs" of electrons in a superconductor.


Scientists Push Valleytronics One Step Closer to Reality

Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley researchers control a promising new way to encode electrons.


Revealing the Fluctuations of Flexible DNA in 3-D

First-of-their-kind images by Berkeley Lab-led research team could aid in use of DNA to build nanoscale devices


'Sticky Waves': Molecular interactions at the nanoscale

New research may help scientists understand and control the interactions between objects at the nanoscale.


Lasers Produced By UC Scientists Bring Light-Speed Data One Step Closer

A simple new way to produce nanoscale wires that can serve as tiny, tunable lasers.


Folding Away Meters of DNA With Flexible Mini-Clamps

Researchers have successfully filmed the behaviour of an individual condensin molecule, which helps to fold strands of DNA.