Light microscopes make a comeback.
Cheap arrays of polymer pens can draw complex nanopatterns.
Materials made from nanotubes could lead to conformable computers that stretch around any shape.
Researchers integrate nanowire sensors and electronics on a chip.
Materials that change temperature in response to electric fields could keep computers--and kitchen fridges--cool.
Particles the size and shape of bacteria could more effectively deliver medicine to cells.
A new chlorine-tolerant material may streamline desalination processes.
Carbon nanotubes combine high performance and flexibility for electronics.
Graphene, praised for its electrical properties, has been proven the strongest known material.
Living Legos can be directed to form tissue-like structures.