Nanoscience News

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.

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.

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