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Reactive tunnel junctions could make lab-on-a-chip

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 13:51
They might also be used as highly-sensitive sensors and even as integrated light sources.
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Artificial DNA self-assembly goes large

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 17:26
The use of DNA to self-assemble nanoscale objects has scaled up in both structure size and complexity, as well as the quantity produced.
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Sequential delivery combats cancer recurrence and drug resistance

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 14:44
Mesoporous silicon nanoparticles co-deliver chemotherapeutic and genetic drugs with a time lag for more effectively countering cancer-cell protection mechanisms against drugs, as well as inhibiting cell growth and metastasis.
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Carbon nanotube films make gigahertz integrated circuits

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 12:58
The breakthrough comes more than 15 years after the first CNT-based ICs made their appearance.
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2D nanofluidic channels improve electrochemical energy storage

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 17:53
Nano-architectures based on cobalt oxide could make superior lithium-ion battery electrodes.
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Dislocation-catalysis grows nanowires in a 2D matrix

Mon, 12/11/2017 - 13:41
New technique reduces the lateral dimensions of atomically thin semiconductors.
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Graphene-edge tweezers pick up biomolecules with speed

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 15:19
Devices might be used to make handheld disease diagnostic systems and to study the biophysics of single molecules.
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Atomic-scale imaging achieves attosecond resolution

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 18:05
A novel electron microscopy technique allows for picometer-scale imaging of materials with unprecedented time resolution.
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Drug-loaded nanoparticles home in on endometrial cancer’s 'Achilles heel'

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 17:47
New therapeutic technique might be readily translated to the clinic.
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Neuromorphic computing tackles full circuits

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 14:15
Circuits that emulate different aspects of synapse activity overcome some of the challenges in moving from single devices to full-scale neuromorphic systems.
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Topological insulators made easy

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 16:52
Nanoscale van der Waals heterostructures fabricated using a simple deposition technique might be exploited in future spin-selective electronics devices.
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Graphene composite provides wireless power at your fingertips

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 18:04
Researchers design a material for triboelectric nanogenerators that produces voltages large enough to wirelessly transmit and receive signals without additional electronics or power sources.
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X-ray crystallography sheds more light on optogenetic tool

Mon, 12/04/2017 - 16:53
Researchers determine the detailed structure of light-sensitive protein channelrhodopsin 2 for the first time.
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Nanodevice generates random numbers

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 17:46
Superparamagnetic tunnel junctions show promise for emerging computing schemes.
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Direct writing technique creates never-before-seen states in artificial spin ice

Fri, 12/01/2017 - 15:56
Nanowire macrospins can now be flipped on demand, producing arbitrary spin arrangements unachievable by other means
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Magnetic nanoparticles carry DNA into flowering plants

Thu, 11/30/2017 - 17:32
Culture-free magnetofection technique is a new way to genetically modify crops such as cotton.
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Polymer implant is strong and bioresorbable

Wed, 11/29/2017 - 11:55
New device is as strong as conventional metallic stents and can be used to treat soft-tissue diseases.
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Graphene transistor goes magnetoelectric

Mon, 11/27/2017 - 15:58
Device is expected to operate with very low power and have electrically controllable spin polarization both at and above room temperature.
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Flash Nano: Tip brightens dark exciton application prospects

Fri, 11/24/2017 - 19:32
Researchers use a nanoantenna to induce, switch and programmably modulate hard-to-reach dark excitons in 2D MoS2 at room temperature, opening up potential applications in quantum technologies and optoelectronics.
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4D electron microscopy reveals nano eutectic reactions

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 19:34
Caltech researchers capture nanosecond frames during eutectic transformation with 4D electron microscopy.
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