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Strongest, Lightest Glass Nanofibres In The World Developed By Southampton Scientist
2013-01-10 12:30:07

The University of Southampton's Optoelectronics Research Centre (ORC) is pioneering research into developing the strongest silica nanofibres in the world.

Scientists Create Powerful, Microscale Actuator That Can Flex Like A Finger
2012-12-17 11:06:55

Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California, Berkeley, have developed an elegant and powerful new microscale actuator that can flex like a tiny beckoning finger.

2012-12-07 11:35:26

If nanoscience were television, we'd be in the 1950s.

Semiconductors Made Of Graphene
2012-10-01 04:54:45

Researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have developed a thinner, more flexible, less expensive type of semiconductor that uses graphene instead of silicon.

First All-optical Nanowire Switch Made By Penn Researchers
2012-09-12 07:36:11

Computers may be getting faster every year, but those advances in computer speed could be dwarfed if their 1’s and 0’s were represented by bursts of light, instead of electricity.

Nanowires Grown On Graphene Could Transform Semiconductor Industry
2012-09-11 14:16:44

Researchers from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) have patented and are commercializing a technology that allows gallium arsenide (GaAs) nanowires to be grown on graphene

2012-08-27 12:21:27

Harvard scientists have, for the first, time created a type of "cyborg" tissue by embedding a three-dimensional network of functional, bio-compatible nanoscale wires into engineered human tissues.

2012-06-28 20:30:44

Harnessing the power of the sun has inspired scientists and engineers to look for ways to turn sunlight into clean energy to heat houses, fuel factories and power devices.


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  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
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