nanotechnology

A new convenient procedure to visualize defects on graphene layers

Posted in Science on 28th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Ideal defect-free graphene is difficult to prepare and a simple direct method to capture and visualize its defects has been lacking.

Gel filled with nanosponges cleans up MRSA bacterial infections

Posted in Medicine on 21st May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Nanoengineers have developed a gel filled with toxin absorbing nanosponges that could lead to an effective treatment for skin and wound infections caused by MRSA.

Pfizer partnering with Ido Bachelet on DNA nanorobots

Posted in Medicine on 17th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

If Bachelet's approach proves successful, and is backed by more research in the coming years, the teams work could signal a transformation moment in cancer treatment.

Nanotech drug holds promise for treating Parkinson's

Posted in Science on 2nd May, 2015
by Alex Muller

A rapidly aging population places a new imperative on the hunt for medicines to control, or even to cure, such neurodegenerative diseases.

Butterfly wings may be the answer to glare-proof screens

Posted in Featured, Hardware on 24th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

Butterfly wings could inspire phone and laptop screens that are glare-proof, putting an end to awkward squinting while trying to read emails on a sunny day.