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Latest Nanostructure Stories

2013-08-15 20:55:15

Two NJIT researchers have demonstrated that using a continuum-based approach, they can explain the dynamics of liquid metal particles on a substrate of a nanoscale.

Salt Savior Of Tech Industry
2013-08-09 10:48:25

Researchers have identified a compound sitting in every kitchen that could reduce production costs and boost mass production of nanostructures: table salt.

The Science Behind A Self-assembled Nano-carbon Helix
2013-05-16 12:42:51

Nanotechnology draws on the fabrication of nanostructures. Scientists have now succeeded in growing a unique carbon structure at the nanoscale that resembles a tiny twirled moustache.

Caltech Invents Microscope Which Captures Motion Of DNA Structures In Space And Time
2013-02-11 13:32:51

Every great structure, from the Empire State Building to the Golden Gate Bridge, depends on specific mechanical properties to remain strong and reliable.

Scientists Alter Rainbow Color Order
2012-11-20 20:57:41

Researchers reported they have demonstrated how to separate colors and create "rainbows" using nanoscale structure on a metal surface.

Image 1 - Berkeley Lab Scientists Spy Molecular Maneuvers
2011-10-27 12:45:24

Stir this clear liquid in a glass vial and nothing happens. Shake this liquid, and free-floating sheets of protein-like structures emerge, ready to detect molecules or catalyze a reaction.

Image 1 - Lasers Inspired By Nature
2011-10-13 03:44:09

Researchers at Yale University are studying how two types of nanoscale structures on the feathers of birds produce brilliant and distinctive colors.

Why Carbon Nanotubes Spell Trouble For Cells
2011-09-19 04:10:52

It's been long known that asbestos spells trouble for human cells. Scientists have seen cells stabbed with spiky, long asbestos fibers, and the image is gory: Part of the fiber is protruding from the cell, like a quivering arrow that's found its mark.

2011-08-24 17:40:08

A delicate balance of atomic forces can be exploited to make nanoparticle superclusters that are uniform in size—an attribute that's important for many nanotech applications but hard to accomplish.


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