Researchers produce world's first programmable nanoprocessor
Engineers and scientists collaborating at Harvard University and the MITRE Corporation have developed and demonstrated the world's first programmable nanoprocessor.
Carbon nanotubes: The weird world of 'remote Joule heating'
(Phys.org) -- A team of University of Maryland scientists have discovered that when electric current is run through carbon nanotubes, objects nearby heat up while the nanotubes themselves stay cool, like a ...
Carbon nanotube transistors could lead to inexpensive, flexible electronics
Superhard carbon material could crack diamond
New 'frozen smoke' material: One ounce could carpet three football fields
Scientists are reporting the development of a new, ultra-light form of "frozen smoke" -- renowned as the world's lightest solid material -- with amazing strength and an incredibly large surface area.
James' bond: A graphene / nanotube hybrid
(Phys.org)—A seamless graphene/nanotube hybrid created at Rice University may be the best electrode interface material possible for many energy storage and electronics applications.
Solar power goes viral: Modified virus improves solar-cell efficiency by one-third
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at MIT have found a way to make significant improvements to the power-conversion efficiency of solar cells by enlisting the services of tiny viruses to perform detailed assembly ...
Wax-filled nanotech yarn behaves like powerful, super-strong muscle (w/ video)
New artificial muscles made from nanotech yarns and infused with paraffin wax can lift more than 100,000 times their own weight and generate 85 times more mechanical power during contraction than the same size natural muscle, ...
All-carbon-nanotube transistor can be crumpled like a piece of paper
New technology dramatically extends battery life for mobile devices
Technophiles who have been dreaming of mobile devices that run longer on lighter, slimmer batteries may soon find their wish has been granted.
New nanotube fibers have unmatched combination of strength, conductivity, flexibility (w/ video)
(Phys.org)—Rice University's latest nanotechnology breakthrough was more than 10 years in the making, but it still came with a shock. Scientists from Rice, the Dutch firm Teijin Aramid, the U.S. Air Force ...