Newly-Developed Biomaterial is Stronger than Steel and Spider Silk

An international team of researchers has developed a new biodegradable material which is stronger than steel and even than dragline spider silk. The results...

Nanoparticles Derived from Tea Leaves Kill Lung Cancer Cells

According to new research led Swansea University, UK, nanoparticles derived from leaves of the tea plant (Camellia sinensis) inhibit the growth of lung cancer...

Scientists Develop Drug-Delivering ‘Nanodrills’ that Penetrate Cell Membranes

Researchers have created new drill-shaped nanomaterials that infiltrate cellular membrane and deliver drugs inside the cell, providing a versatile means to increase potency of...

New Electroluminescent Device Opens Possibility for ‘Invisible’ Displays, Light-Emitting Tattoos

A team of researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has developed a bright-light emitting device that is...

Researchers Create World’s Coldest Chip

University of Basel’s Professor Dominik Zumbühl and colleagues have succeeded in magnetically cooling a nanoelectronic device to a temperature of 2.8 mK (millikelvin). A chip...

U.S. Chemists Develop, Patent New Process for Synthesis of Pristine Graphene

A research team at the University of Connecticut, led by Professor Douglas Adamson, has developed and patented a one-of-a-kind process for exfoliating graphene in...

Optical Nanoantenna Promises Ultra-Fast Graphics on Gaming Consoles, PCs

A group of researchers from the Australian National University (ANU) and elsewhere has designed a nanoantenna — a device which is 100 times thinner...

Five Ways Nanoscience is Making Science Fiction into Fact

Russian author Boris Zhitkov wrote the 1931 short story Microhands, in which the narrator creates miniature hands to carry out intricate surgeries. And while...

Researchers Create World’s Smallest Transistor

A team of scientists headed by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory researcher Prof. Ali Javey has used carbon nanotubes and a compound called molybdenum disulfide...

Researchers Create Record-Breaking Silver Nanoparticles

An international team of researchers has synthesized and characterized two diamond-shaped nanoclusters of 136 and 374 silver atoms. Top and side views of 136-atom (upper...

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