Nanotechnologies News

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, has created a hybrid system of semiconducting nanowires and bacteria that mimics the natural photosynthetic process. The artificial photosynthesis system has four general components: (i) harvesting solar energy; (ii) generating reducing equivalents; (iii) reducing carbon dioxide to biosynthetic...

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,...