A paint additive will protect cars, bridges, and ships from corrosion.
A biomimetic ceramic that is strong and tough could be used to make lightweight vehicles.
Bacteria could make acrylic glass from sugar.
Nanoporous silicon that soaks up ions without self-destructing can make better batteries.
A silicon nanobeam uses optical force to do mechanical work in an integrated circuit.
Fabrics woven from highly conductive, nanotube-coated cotton are wearable biosensors.
A novel process yields big pieces of single-ply graphene for smaller, faster electronics.
New designs for materials that repel all liquids.
A new optical etching technique could lead to faster microchips.
Researchers have made new nano building blocks for optical computing and solar-cell coatings.