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Researchers develop new transistor concept

Transistors, as used in billions on every computer chip, are nowadays based on semiconductor-type materials, usually silicon. As the demands for computer chips in laptops, tablets and smartphones continue to rise, new possibilities ...

dateJul 14, 2017 in Nanophysics
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Stay out, stray stem cells

Despite the hubbub about pluripotent stem cells' potential applications, when it comes time to introduce products into patients, the stem cells are actually impurities that need to be removed.

dateAug 17, 2016 in Biotechnology
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Device for detecting subatomic-scale motion

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new device that measures the motion of super-tiny particles traversing distances almost unimaginably small—shorter than the diameter ...

dateDec 16, 2016 in Nanophysics
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