Nanoscience News

03/07/2018

Chemical Sleuthing Unravels Possible Path to the Formation of Life’s Building Blocks in Space

Experiments at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source reveal how a hydrocarbon called pyrene could form near stars.​

Experiments at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source reveal how a hydrocarbon called pyrene could form near stars.​

02/23/2018

Loops, Loops, and More Loops: This is how your DNA gets organised

For the first time, researchers have witnessed the process of a protein complex packaging DNA into chromosomes prior to cell division.

02/22/2018

Programming On a Silicon Quantum Chip

Scientists from QuTech in Delft have now realised a programmable two-qubit quantum processor in silicon.

02/15/2018

Mathematics Explains Why Crispr-Cas9 Sometimes Cuts the Wrong DNA

The mathematical model can also help efforts to re-engineer Cas9 to not make life-threatening mistakes while editing our DNA.​

02/15/2018

Chemists Create Tinted Windows That Also Generate Electricity

The invention could lead to power-producing smart windows for buildings, cars and display screens, according to the authors.

02/15/2018

Researchers From TU Delft Combine Spintronics and Nanophotonics in 2D Material

The discovery might lead to the development of an energy-efficient way of processing data, in data centres, for example.

02/15/2018

Scientists Discover ‘Chiral Phonons’ – Atomic Rotations in a 2-D Semiconductor Crystal

Experiments confirm the first chiral phonon that could enable exotic forms of electronics.​

Experiments confirm the first chiral phonon that could enable exotic forms of electronics.​

02/05/2018

Expanding the Reach of the Bionic Leaf

With eye on population growth, postdoc teams with Silver, Nocera on project to aid agriculture in developing world.

01/22/2018

Small But Fast: A Miniaturized Origami-Inspired Robot Combines Micrometer Precision with High Speed

The millimeter-scale robot opens new avenues for microsurgery,  microassembly   and  micromanipulation.

01/16/2018

Majoranas on the Rise

By using new manufacturing methods, researchers have successfully observed Majoranas in significantly improved conditions. ​​

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