nanotech

12.22.17

Sperm Robots Are Being Tested to Treat Cervical Cancer

The swimmers seem to be a good drug delivery system.

10.26.17

Researchers Think They've Found the Next Chemo

This treatment can deliver more cancer-killing drugs with fewer side effects.

8.16.17

Nanoengineers Made Antibiotic-Carrying Micromotors to Treat Infections

The vehicles react with acid to make microbubbles that propel them around the infection site.

8.15.17

Microscopic Robots Are on the Way to Replacing Your Doctor

Nanotechnology is refreshingly close to helping real, live people.

7.26.17

Bacteria Can Now Be Programmed Like a Computer

It could lead the way to cancer-hunting nanobots.

8.3.16

These Gold ‘Nanoneedles’ Could Be a Powerful Weapon Against Climate Change

They function like lightning rods, catalyzing a reaction that splits CO2 apart.

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6.20.16

How Nanotechnology Will Keep Your Bananas and Mangoes From Rotting

Food waste costs Canada as much as $31 billion per year.

8.7.15

Canadian Students Made This Neat Nanotech Ink to Thwart Counterfeiters

A smartphone camera's flash and some fancy processing algorithms are all that's needed to verify the authenticity of whatever the ink has been applied to.

5.18.15

This Microscopic Beam Splitter Could Enable Light-Based Computers

Optical computers promise to be several orders of magnitude faster than electronic ones.

3.12.15

Look at These Ferrofluids Go

We get hands-on with Kyle Haines' ferrofluid creations.

3.11.15

How Motion-Powered Fabric Could Charge Gadgets

A textile-based generator uses friction to convert mechanical energy from body movements into electricity.

1.21.15

How Origami Might Soon Be Used to Power the Internet of Things

Physicists offer tiny generators build from Slinky-shaped paper cutouts.

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