Nanoscience News

02/17/2017

Cells Divide By ‘Bricklaying On Moving Scaffolding’

An international team of researchers discovers how cells cut themselves into two daughter cells.

02/06/2017

Water Sensor Moves From Basic Research to Promising Business

New sensor tells growers when their plants need irrigation with accurate, real-time readings at reasonable cost.

01/20/2017

A Toolkit For Transformable Materials

How to design materials with reprogrammable shape and function 

01/19/2017

Nurturing Nanoscience

The past, present, and future contributions of Caltech's intellectual hub for nanoscience.

01/17/2017

Rice to Host Visionary Kavli Meetings On Sensing

Halas, Smalley-Curl Institute will organize ‘Grand Challenges’ meetings

01/14/2017

Multiregional Brain On A Chip

Model allows researchers to study how diseases like schizophrenia impact different regions of the brain simultaneously

01/04/2017

The Future is Flat (For Lenses)

The research paves the way for cheaper and lighter cameras in everything from cell phones to medical devices.

01/02/2017

Building Better Batteries

For the first time, a team of Caltech and Carnegie Mellon researchers measured the strength of lithium metal at the nano- and microscale.

12/22/2016

Mimicking Biological Movements With Soft Robots

Tool makes it easier to design robots that can bend, twist.

12/16/2016

New Graphene-Based System Could Help Us ‘See’ Electrical Signaling in Heart and Nerve Cells

Berkeley-Stanford team creates a system to visualize faint electric fields.

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