Donald Sadoway conceived of a novel battery that could allow cities to run on solar power at night.
Carefully grown carbon-nanotube arrays could be the basis of new energy-storage devices and chip-cooling systems.
Nontoxic silicon nanoparticles soak up drugs like a sponge and break down into smaller particles that are cleared by the kidneys
Polymers that arrange into nanostructures could store terabits on a square inch.
Alex Zettl's tiny radios, built from nanotubes, could improve everything from cell phones to medical diagnostics.
A new form of carbon being pioneered by Walter de Heer of Georgia Tech could lead to speedy, compact computer processors.
Silver-nanoparticle ink can be used to draw 3-D electrical structures.
Durable molds could serve as a practical manufacturing tool in making nano devices.
A temperature-sensitive fluorescent dye may provide insights into the cellular origins of disease.
Researchers use a running rodent to test their device.