Nanoscience News

12/11/2017

Cornell Team Devises Rapid Test for Vitamin A, Iron Deficits

The small, portable diagnostic system about the size of a lunchbox contains a blood sample test strip, like those used by diabetics.

11/17/2017

Engineers Create Stable Plasma Ring in Open Air

Man-made St. Elmo's fire generated with just water and a flat, dielectric plate.

11/17/2017

Kill Switches for Engineered Microbes Gone Rogue

Stable autonomous kill switches ensure biocontainment of living microbes designed as devices for medicine or the environment.​

10/20/2017

Shaping Animal, Vegetable and Mineral

Researchers develop mathematical techniques for designing shape-shifting shells.​

10/20/2017

Octopus Inspires 3-D Texture Morphing Project

Reseach team developed a method for precisely transforming stretchable 2-D objects into 3-D shapes.​

10/17/2017

Injecting Electrons Jolts 2-D Structure Into New Atomic Pattern

Berkeley Lab study is first to show  potential  of energy-efficient next-gen electronic memory.

09/22/2017

TU Delft and University of Vienna Measure Quantization of Vibrations

In the new study, the researchers adapted one of the seminal tests of the particle character of light.​

09/15/2017

New App Replaces Ultrasound with Smartphone Camera to Measure Heart Health

Effectiveness of the app, which measures pressure waveforms of blood flow through the cardiovascular system, demonstrated in clinical trials​

09/14/2017

Chromosome Motor Discovery Supports DNA Loop Extrusion

Study boosts a theory of how cells pack two  metres  of DNA into tidy little packages—chromosomes. 

09/13/2017

First On-chip Nanoscale Optical Quantum Memory Developed

Smallest-yet optical quantum memory device is a storage medium for optical quantum networks; potential to be scaled up for commercial use​

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