Self-repairing computers! Electronic skin! Bat-wing planes! A look at the amazing stuff that's changing the world.
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Batteries not required.
"Thermopower waves" could be a brand-new way to produce electricity
The biggest sheet of nanotubing holds promise, but is it strong enough to one day lift a space elevator?
New study suggests that workers developing some common forms of nanotechnology may be exposed to health risks
Such membranes have potential for water desalinatization and other advanced filtering.
Researchers develop nanotubes that can help circuits repair critical breaks
Silicon can't keep up with our demand for smaller and faster chips, but IBM researchers may have found a way to continue accelerating chip performance with a whole new kind of transistor.
Behold, the worldâ€™s smallest broom!
"We made carbon nanotubes that are blacker than anything else."
Therapeutic ultrasound can now blast and cut with targeted precision.
"Water can slide off like ketchup."
Scientists invent super-smooth, super-small pipes that could ferry medicine into the body
Listening to lysozymes with one of the smallest transistors ever made