Tiny biosensors could eventually be used to monitor changes in the body, giving doctors and patients a leg up on keeping healthy.
Tools and materials from the nano world are making headway in electronics, sensors, medical devices, and diagnostics
Who needs spiders? An arachnoid-mimicking device turns out strong, light, flexible fibers.
...and other key developments in the technology and business of the ultra-tiny.
In a development that bodes well for sufferers of osteoporosis, a new artificial bone material appears to be just as strong as the real thing.
Neutron-based device could foil terrorists by sensing explosives in baggage.
New materials engineered on the nanometer scale will lead to commercial products for electronics, energy, and medicine in three to five years.
Artificial muscles made of electroactive polymers impart lifelike movements to biomedical and robotic devices.
Part biological, part not: blended nanomaterials have surprising properties.