Nanotechnologies News

Jun 15, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Scientists have demonstrated for the first time a visible light source using graphene as a filament. Optical image of remarkably bright visible light emission from suspended mechanically exfoliated few-layer graphene, which is visible even to the naked eye, without additional magnification. Image credit: Young Duck Kim et al. “We have created what is essentially the world’s thinnest light bulb,” said Prof James Hone of Columbia University, a...

Jun 4, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of researchers led by Dr Roderick Davidson II of Vanderbilt University has created nano-spirals with unique optical properties that would be almost...

May 26, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of scientists led by Dr Latha Venkataraman of Columbia University has developed a single-molecule diode that may have real-world technological...

May 20, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of scientists at Sichuan University in China has developed the first light-emitting, transparent and flexible paper out of environmentally friendly...

Apr 17, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A team of researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and the Kavli Energy NanoSciences Institute,...

Feb 4, 2015 by Sci-News.com

An international team of scientists led by Dr Li Tao from the University of Texas at Austin, Texas, has created the first transistor made of silicene,...

Sep 23, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have designed new mussel-inspired waterproof adhesives that could be used to heal wounds or repair...

Nov 29, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Australian scientists have revealed the bacterial killing potential of black silicon, a type of silicon that has been etched to create long narrow nanoprotrusions...

Oct 10, 2013 by Sci-News.com

According to scientists at Rice University, a material called carbyne will be the strongest material if and when anyone can make it in bulk. Nanorods or...

Sep 10, 2013 by Sci-News.com

A team of researchers led by Dr Alon Gorodetsky of the University of California, Irvine, has developed a tunable biomimetic infrared camouflage coating...

Sep 10, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Scientists from the United States and Switzerland have demonstrated a novel mechanism for extracting energy from light. Dr Bonnell and her colleagues fabricated...

Aug 6, 2013 by Sci-News.com

Using an atomic force microscope and a method called thermochemical nanolithography, scientists have painted the Mona Lisa on a surface about one-third...

Apr 19, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

A team of researchers at the University of California San Diego has created ‘nanosponges’ capable of removing a broad class of toxins from the bloodstream,...

Mar 15, 2013 by Natali Anderson

Scientists from Singapore and Belgium have successfully altered the properties of water, making it corrosive enough to etch diamonds. Diamond particles...

Feb 22, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

By studying a bright blue pigment used in Ancient Egypt about 5,000 years ago, U.S. chemists have uncovered clues toward the development of new nanomaterials...

Sep 18, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

Dutch nanotechnologists have developed a new material that is not only extremely water-repellent but also extremely oil-repellent. The newly developed...

Jul 18, 2012 by Sci-News.com

A network of porous carbon tubes that is three-dimensionally interwoven at nano and micro level – this is the lightest material in the world. Aerographite...

Jun 20, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

Researchers from two institutions in Patna, India, have developed an environmentally friendly approach to making silver nanoparticles. Pomegranates at...

Nov 18, 2011 by Sci-News.com

Researchers from University of California Irvine, HRL Laboratories and the California Institute of Technology have developed the world’s lightest material...

Sep 26, 2011 by Natali Anderson

Researchers from MIT and Children’s Hospital Boston have built cardiac patches studded with tiny gold wires that could be used to create pieces of tissue...