Latest Nature Nanotechnology Stories
Team of more than 20 researchers directed white blood cells containing the oxidizing enzyme â€œmyeloperoxidaseâ€ to attack nanotubes, reducing their unhealthful effects and prompting natural biodegradation, says report in â€œNature Nanotechnology.â€
A team of Swedish and American scientists has shown for the first time that carbon nanotubes can be broken down by an enzyme - myeloperoxidase (MPO) - found in white blood cells.
A newly discovered path for the conversion of sunlight to electricity could brighten the future for photovoltaic technology.
Researchers at the University of South Florida have developed a technique to turn defects in graphene into tiny metallic wires.
Scientists have discovered the worldâ€™s smallest superconductor, a sheet of four pairs of molecules less than one nanometer wide.
By combining a new generation of piezoelectric nanogenerators with two types of nanowire sensors, researchers have created what are believed to be the first self-powered nanometer-scale sensing devices that draw power from the conversion of mechanical energy.
University of Florida engineering researchers have found they can ignite certain nanoparticles using a low-power laser, a development they say opens the door to a wave of new technologies in health care, computing and automotive design.
A team of scientists from Houston's Texas Medical Center this week unveiled a new technique for growing 3-D cell cultures, a technological leap from the flat petri dish that could save millions of dollars in drug-testing costs.
Diamond nanowire device could lead to new class of diamond nanomaterials suitable for quantum cryptography, quantum computing, and magnetic field imaging.
A collaborative research project has brought the world a step closer to producing a new material on which future nanotechnology could be based.
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