New York University

Chemists create molecular polyhedron

Chemists have created a molecular polyhedron, a ground-breaking assembly that has the potential to impact a range of industrial and consumer products, including magnetic and optical materials.

Jul 21, 2011
4.7 / 5 (7) 1 | with audio podcast

Researchers create 'handshaking' particles

Physicists at New York University have created "handshaking" particles that link together based on their shape rather than randomly. Their work, reported in the latest issue of the journal Nature, marks the first time scient ...

Mar 24, 2010
5 / 5 (6) 2 | with audio podcast

Chemists create bipedal, autonomous DNA walker

Chemists at New York University and Harvard University have created a bipedal, autonomous DNA "walker" that can mimic a cell's transportation system. The device, which marks a step toward more complex synthetic molecular ...

Apr 02, 2009
5 / 5 (3) 0