Nanotechnologies News

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, the world’s thinnest silicon material. Silicene transistor: Vg, Vs and Vd are the gate, source and drain voltages. Image credit: Li Tao Made of a one-atom-thick layer of silicon atoms, silicene has outstanding electrical properties but has until now proved difficult to produce and work with. Dr Tao...

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...