Nanoscience News


More Stable Qubits in Perfectly Normal Silicon

The stability of qubits could be maintained 100 times more effectively in silicon than in the semiconductor material gallium arsenide.


Electron Spins Talk to Each Other Via a 'Quantum Mediator'

TU Delft researchers make two non-neighbouring electrons communicate with each other for the first time.


Call for Submissions: Kavli Microbiome Ideas Challenge

Submit your ideas for groundbreaking experimental tools and methods for understanding microbial function.


UC Berkeley to Partner on $24 Million Imaging Science Center

UC Berkeley will help lead the new Science and Technology Center on Real-Time Functional Imaging


An Unobstructed View Into the Human Body

An antifouling coating could help clinicians see clearly during endoscope procedures.


Nanoscale Tetrapods Could Provide Early Warning of a Material’s Failure

Berkeley Lab scientists are developing a new way to detect microscopic fractures in materials in the field.


A Conscious Coupling of Magnetic and Electric Materials

New multiferroic material by Berkeley Lab and Cornell researchers is a big step in march toward ultra-low power electronics.


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.


Harvard Spinout Validere to Commercialize ‘Liquid Fingerprinting’ Technique

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


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.