Open menu
Nanowerk

Nanotechnology General News

The latest news from academia, regulators
research labs and other things of interest

Nanotechnology News – Latest Headlines

Engineers make nanoscale 'muscles' powered by DNA

By carefully incorporating strands of custom DNA into different layers of flexible films, researchers can force those films to bend, curl and even flip over by introducing the right DNA cue. They could also reverse these changes by way of different DNA cues.

Posted: Nov 18th, 2016

Read more

Patterns that push the limits

What about putting your logo on LED lamp to project the picture on the wall? Or do you want your money to shine in different nano-colours depending on the value? With a new method this is possible.

Posted: Nov 18th, 2016

Read more

Using sound waves to move liquids at the nanoscale (w/video)

A team of mechanical engineers has successfully used acoustic waves to move fluids through small channels at the nanoscale. The breakthrough is a first step toward the manufacturing of small, portable devices that could be used for drug discovery and microrobotics applications.

Posted: Nov 18th, 2016

Read more

Switched-on skyrmions

A lattice of magnetic vortices can be created or destroyed simply by applying an electric field.

Posted: Nov 18th, 2016

Read more

Bright colors by nanotechnology

Microscopic analysis of blue tarantula inspires production of nanostructures - bright colors that are independent of the viewing angle for textile, packaging, and cosmetic industries.

Posted: Nov 17th, 2016

Read more

Making spintronic neurons sing in unison

Scientists have taught two different emerging classes of nano-scopic microwave signal oscillators, which can be used as future spintronic neurons, to sing in unison with their neighbours.

Posted: Nov 16th, 2016

Read more

The power of three

Insight into the role of a three-ring ligand may improve palladium-catalyzed reactions used for synthesizing organic products.

Posted: Nov 16th, 2016

Read more

RSS Subscribe to our Nanotechnology Research News feed

Nanowerk on Facebook Engage with our Nanotechnology News on Facebook