February 22nd, 2017 | by Faye Oney
A graduate student at the University of North Carolina created a portable solution to the cumbersome and expensive disease diagnostic tools currently on the market—watch how he used nanotechnology to create a simple biosensor using glass and thin metal films.
November 30th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Supersonic spray yields new nanomaterials, tiny squeeze boosts performance of fuel cell catalysts, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 30, 2016.
October 12th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Nanotechnology cleans water for developing nations, water vapor sets oxides aflutter, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 12, 2016.
October 7th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Nanotechnology deals with all things science on the nanoscale—that’s on the order of 10^–9. Which is why this Sunday, 10/9, is National Nanotechnology Day. Here are some of the latest small-scale science discoveries that are sure to make a big impact.
August 17th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
New assay can speed up nanomaterial safety screening, six times capacity for lithium-ions, and other materials stories that may be of interest for August 17, 2016.
March 29th, 2016 | by Stephanie Liverani
While gadgets that boost smartphone battery life help widen the gap between power cord wall sits, it’s not a solution to total wireless recharging on the go. But thanks to materials science, our power chargers for smartphones and other wearable tech might be sewn right into our pants someday.
February 3rd, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
Electron transport across grain boundaries, graphene balls lubricate automobile engines, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 3, 2015.
January 27th, 2016 | by April Gocha, PhD
A new six-part series created by NSF and NBC Learn, called “Nanotechnology: Super small science,” is exploring just how nanotechnology affects our world and tomorrow’s technology.
November 4th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
Argonne National Lab has created two new collaborative centers that each focus on a broad area of research with high potential to impact new products and developments—nanotechnology and energy storage technologies.
October 27th, 2015 | by April Gocha, PhD
No matter what your dental problem, science has you covered. Whether it's a better material for fillings, a replacement tooth altogether, or a whole new set of chompers, new research is delving deep into the science of materials for your mouth.