A startup is planning human trials for a nanostructured material that quickly stops bleeding.
Copper nanowires could be used in ultra-thin field-emission displays that are brighter and sharper than flat-panel displays.
A simple way to deposit thin films of carbon could lead to cheaper solar cells.
Injected directly into the spinal cords of paralyzed mice, a new material restores use of the animals' hind legs.
IBM researchers have improved transistors made from single-atom-thick sheets of carbon.
A new material promises safer brain implants.
A simple way to pattern organic semiconductor material could mean cheap, large, bendable electronics.
A new kind of probe microscope can measure the force needed to push a single atom.
A nanocomposite of aluminum oxide and a polymer is as tough as metals but lighter.
Nanowires that convert motion into current could lead to textiles that can generate power.