As shape-memory polymers find commercial application, one researcher has activated them remotely using magnetism.
A simple new method could allow students to build complex molecule-scale structures – and lead to advanced nanoelectronics.
By teaching silicon new tricks, John Rogers is reinventing the way we use electronics.
James Baker designs nanoparticles to guide drugs directly into cancer cells, which could lead to far safer treatments.
Higher-efficiency lighting would save lots of energy -- and organic light-emitting devices are one promising solution.
Graphite "foam," nanotech-enabled lithium surge to market.
New textiles tap polymer science to both trap and kill toxins -- all while wicking away sweat.
Researchers suggest a strategy that could weed out dangerous nanoparticles.
Solid-state lighting is mounting a challenge to light bulbs.
A surprising array of nano structures can be formed by a new general self-assembly method.