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3 Exponential Techs to Watch | Future of Everything with Jason...

Pay attention to the the trends in exponential technologies, particularly to "the big three." GNR: Genetics, nanotechnology, and robotics.          

Graphene Able to Transport Huge Currents on the Nano Scale

New experiments have shown that it is possible for extremely high currents to pass through graphene, a form of carbon. This allows imbalances in...

New nanosensors for the detection of TNT

A new type of sensor has the potential to replace sniffer dogs when it comes to detecting explosives such as TNT. This week, researchers...

Fantastic molecular machines win 3 chemists Nobel Prize

  The Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded to some of the world’s leading researchers for their design and production of molecular machines. Showing the...

We Might Be Getting Closer To "Immortality" Through Medical Nanotechnology

  The future of medicine is nanotechnology, and it will drastically extend our life spans, as claimed by Peter Diamandis, founder and chairman of XPRICE...

IBM Making Silicon to Sort Viruses and Other Nanoscale Biological Targets

Image: IBM Research   It’s long been understood that early disease detection is the key to successful treatments. But annual checkups with a doctor might not...

New nanomaterial mimics cell membranes

Applications include water purification, fuel cells, and selective drug delivery This simulated cross-section shows how the lipid-like peptoids interact to form a membrane. Each peptoid...

Smallest hard disk to date writes information atom by atom

STM scan (96 nm wide, 126 nm tall) of the 1 kB memory, written to a section of 'On the Origin of Species'...

Electronic device detects molecules linked to cancer, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

An inexpensive portable biosensor has been developed by researchers at Brazil's National Nanotechnology Laboratory with FAPESP's support. Credit: LNNano   A biosensor developed by researchers at...

How nanotechnology could detect and treat cancer

  A growing field called nanotechnology is allowing researchers to manipulate molecules and structures much smaller than a single cell to enhance our ability to...

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