Nanoscience News

09/09/2016

New Breed of Optical Soliton Wave Discovered

Applied scientists have discovered a new type of optical soliton wave that travels in the wake of other soliton waves.

09/02/2016

Harvard Spinout Validere to Commercialize ‘Liquid Fingerprinting’ Technique

Ability to instantly identify unknown liquids in the field could aid first responders, improve plant safety.

09/02/2016

Dietary Fiber and Microbes Change the Gel That Lines Our Gut

A new Caltech study is the first to show how the structure of gut gel, or mucus, can change in the presence of certain substances, such as bacteria and polymers.

09/02/2016

A Miniaturized Sensor That Can Measure Chemistry On a Chip

Cornell researchers have laid the groundwork for a chemical sensor on a chip that could be used in small portable devices.

08/29/2016

The Utility of Instability

Researchers from Caltech and Harvard have designed and created flexible circuits that could be used in soft robots and other machines.

08/25/2016

The First Autonomous, Entirely Soft Robot

Powered by a chemical reaction controlled by microfluidics, 3-D-printed 'octobot' has no electronics.

08/19/2016

A New Way to Display the 3-D Structure of Molecules

Metal-organic frameworks provide a new platform for solving the structure of hard-to-study samples.

07/28/2016

Artifial Muscle For Soft Robots: Low Voltage, High Hopes

Soft actuator could be ‘holy grail’ for soft robotics.

07/21/2016

DNA Origami Lights Up a Microscopic Glowing Van Gogh

Researchers at Caltech have created one of the world's smallest reproductions of The Starry Night.

07/18/2016

Smallest Hard Disk To Date Writes Information Atom By Atom

Storage density is 500 times better than the best commercial hard disk currently available.

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