Self-assembled nanotubes that conduct current when illuminated take us one step closer to cheap molecular photonic devices.
Artificial muscles made from carbon nanotubes are 100 times stronger than human muscles.
The same technology used in TNT detectors in Iraq is being adapted for airport security to sniff out liquid-bomb-making materials.
Researchers have developed advanced shape-memory polymers that could find uses as expandable stents and fasteners that close themselves.
Stanford researchers' new etching method shows promise for bulk manufacturing of nanotube-electronics.
New publications, experiments, and breakthroughs in nanotechnology--and what they mean.
In his lab facing the Pacific Ocean, Daniel Morse is learning new ways to build complex semiconductor devices for cheaper, more efficient solar cells. He has an unlikely teacher: sea sponges.
Nanoscale protein printouts could speed drug delivery.
Carbon cages filled with metal molecules could improve MRI diagnostics and make high-efficiency solar cells.
Researchers are using layers of silicon quantum dots to create ultra-efficient silicon solar cells.