Nanotechnology News – Latest Headlines

Manipulating magnetic textures

A group of researchers has shown that the simple curvature of nanomagnets can be used to induce textures within the magnetization field - a potential boon for future random access memory devices and data storage.

Mar 21st, 2017

Read more

Chemists created nanoparticles for safe imaging of tumors

Chemists have created biosafe luminescent nanoparticles for imaging tumors and blood vessels damaged by heart attack or stroke. The particles are made of hafnium oxide that is allowed for intravenous injection, and doped with ions of rare earth metals.

Mar 21st, 2017

Read more

Quantum dots illuminate transport within the cell

Biophysicists have developed a strategy for using light-emitting nanocrystals as a marker in living cells. By recording the movements of these quantum dots, they can clarify the structure and dynamics of the cytoskeleton.

Mar 21st, 2017

Read more

Molecular motor-powered biocomputers

A recently launched research project aims to develop a biocomputer based on highly efficient molecular motors that will use a fraction of the energy of existing computers, and that can tackle problems where many solutions need to be explored simultaneously.

Mar 20th, 2017

Read more

RSS Subscribe to our Nanotechnology Research News feed

Nanowerk on Facebook Engage with our Nanotechnology News on Facebook