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.
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Researchers are experimenting with a novel nanowire material to power tiny biosensors and portable devices.
Photovoltaics made of nanowires could lead to cheaper solar panels.
A new method for creating metamaterials that bend light in unusual ways may bring practical applications closer.
New publications, experiments and breakthroughs in nanotechnology--and what they mean.
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