Friday, October 8, 2010 - 23:00
By aligning carbon nanotubes in electrodes, researchers boost performance. Actuators are devices that convert electrical energy into mechanical energy, such as the battery-powered device inside a cell
Monday, October 4, 2010 - 23:00
Particles can deliver a combination of chemotherapy drugs directly to prostate-cancer cells.
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 23:00
discovered an unexpected bonus—a new way to create nanowires that produce light similar to that from light-emitting diodes (LEDs). These “nano-LEDs” may one day have their light-emission abilities put
Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 23:00
Silicon-based film may lead to efficient thermoelectric devices. A new type of material made out of silicon, the second most abundant element in Earth's crust that could lead to more efficient thermoe
Monday, September 13, 2010 - 23:00
Nanoscale mapping of ion diffusion in a lithium-ion battery cathode (Balke et al.), is published in Nature Nanotechnology. A new type of scanning probe microscopy called electrochemical strain
Thursday, September 9, 2010 - 23:00
Chemical engineers has observed single ions marching through a tiny carbon-nanotube channel. Such channels could be used as extremely sensitive detectors or as part of a new water-desalination system.