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Buckyball pioneer Harold Kroto dies at 76

May 3, 2016 - 11:38am
Nobel-prize-winning chemist created ball-shaped molecules to better understand interstellar clouds

DNA makes tiny thermometer

May 3, 2016 - 3:57am
Device could be used to measure temperature at the nanoscale.

Polymeric nanoparticles deliver anti-inflammatory proteins

April 29, 2016 - 1:15am
A potential new therapy for patients with high risk cardiovascular disease.

“Teslaphoresis” assembles nanostructures

April 28, 2016 - 3:48am
(with videos) A new use for the Tesla coil.

Why quantum cryptography could be a one-way street

April 28, 2016 - 1:14am
Physicists show asymmetry in nonlocality of quantum states.

Quantum filter integrates 20,000 Josephson junctions

April 27, 2016 - 1:12am
SQIFs could be used as radio-frequency detectors.

SERS nanoparticles image liver tumours

April 26, 2016 - 6:54am
Technique can detect tumours that are normally too small to be identified with conventional techniques so that they can be removed during surgery.

Graphene doped with hydrogen reveals its magnetism

April 26, 2016 - 1:11am
Long-range magnetic order prevalent across the lattice at 5 K.

Quantum-dot barcodes for diagnosing disease

April 22, 2016 - 4:34am
First full clinical study shows that the devices can be used to diagnose patients infected with the hepatitis B virus.

Carbon nanotubes light up on photonic chips

April 21, 2016 - 8:24am
Nanotube-integrated waveguide could easily be adapted into optical circuits of the future.

Ball-milled coal for nanoelectronics

April 21, 2016 - 3:17am
Films of the material could be used to fabricate transistors, photovoltaics and battery anodes.

Patterned liquid crystals guide light through planar lens

April 20, 2016 - 5:31am
Research could help to develop "smart" glass of the future.

E-skin lights up in many colours

April 19, 2016 - 5:29am
Ultrathin and ultraflexible coating can measure and display blood oxygen levels and heart rates.

The single-atom engine that could

April 19, 2016 - 5:10am
Scaled-up power output from single-calcium-ion engine is equivalent to that of a car engine.

Carbon nanotube template produces sub-5 nm features

April 18, 2016 - 12:12am
Structures produced by atomic-layer deposition could be used to make high-density resistive components for a wide range of nanoelectronics devices.

Diamond quantum bit is controlled using light and sound

April 17, 2016 - 5:08am
New technique could lead to quantum computers made from arrays of nitrogen vacancies.

Nanocrystal inks used to build flexible transistors

April 16, 2016 - 5:07am
New device could be used to build flexible or wearable electronics.

DNA machine controls chemical reactions

April 15, 2016 - 3:54am
New molecular assembler might be used to create an entire library of nanoproducts.

Theory consultancy catalyses big business opportunities

April 13, 2016 - 4:38am
Nanolayers Research Computing, a young company specializing in modelling and simulations, as well as evolutionary algorithms, and neural networks, has signed a multimillion euro agreement for catalyst development.

Electrically controlling valley carriers in 2D materials

April 13, 2016 - 3:30am
An important step forward to making “valleytronics” devices for next-generation electronics and computing.