The EPA is starting to do something about the potential hazards of nanomaterials--but not much.
A spongelike shape-memory alloy could find use in communications, robotics, and aerospace.
Nanowire electrodes could improve the performance of electric vehicles.
Better batteries and super-sticky glues are becoming possible because of nanomaterials.
New publications, experiments and breakthroughs in nanotechnology--and what they mean.
Materials advances could bring color, video, and flexibility.
New chemistry and microsurfaces have led to super oil-repellent materials that are self-cleaning.
Researchers have made defect-free gallium-nitride nanowires that could replace bulky quartz crystals in cell-phone receivers.
MIT researchers have invented a microfluidic way to efficiently make particles with exquisite internal structure.
A new process could make nanotube fibers that are strong enough to stop bullets.