Nanoscience News

06/06/2016

Bionic Leaf Turns Sunlight Into Liquid Fuel

New system surpasses efficiency of photosynthesis.

06/03/2016

Using Static Electricity, RoboBees Can Land and Stick to Surfaces

New system extends the lives of flying microrobots.

06/03/2016

Electrical Properties of Superconductor Altered By 'Stretching'

The superconductor strontium ruthenate has possible applications in quantum computation.

06/01/2016

9 SCIENTIFIC PIONEERS TO RECEIVE THE 2016 KAVLI PRIZES

This year’s laureates were selected for the direct detection of gravitational waves, the invention and realization of atomic force microscopy, and for the discovery of mechanisms that allow experience and neural activity to remodel brain function.

05/13/2016

White House Announces National Microbiome Initiative

Public-private initiative aims foster the integrated study of microbiomes across different ecosystems.

05/13/2016

American Society for Microbiology Launches the Kavli Microbiome Ideas Challenge In Partnership with Two Leading Scientific Societies

The $1-million science competition will support the development of scientific tools for investigating life on a microbial scale.

05/13/2016

Atomic Force Microscope Reveals Chemical Ghosts

New technique for taking snapshots of molecules with atomic precision is turning up chemicals it shouldn’t be able to see.

05/13/2016

Scientists Take a Major Leap Toward a ‘Perfect’ Quantum Metamaterial

Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley researchers lead study that uses trapped atoms in an artificial crystal of light

05/04/2016

Tiny Batteries For Superconductivity

New research might help to operate large arrays of superconducting quantum bits, potential candidates to use in a quantum computer.

05/04/2016

Made Better Through Science: Calcite Tuned To Be Mollusk-Tough

Cornell researchers strengthen pure calcite through the introduction of amino acids.

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