nanotechnology

tech

The World's Smallest Computer Can Fit on the Tip of a Grain of Rice

The University of Michigan was salty that IBM made a smaller computer than it did, so it made an even smaller computer.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.22.18
Motherboard

This Is the Smallest House in the World

What is this, a house for one-celled organisms?
Becky Ferreira
5.21.18
nanotechnology

Scientists Recreated ‘Mona Lisa’ on the World’s Largest DNA Structure

It's a tiny portrait, but huge for nanotechnology.
Samantha Cole
12.6.17
HOTY2017

This Graphene Researcher Is Making Computers You Can Wear

Felice Torrisi’s circuits printed on cloth are the future of fashion.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.29.17
clean room

I Saw the Future in Columbia’s Nanotechnology Clean Room

I entered a fragile world of UV-sensitive research, nylon clean suits, and beard covers.
Caroline Haskins
9.19.17
Supported By Sutter Health

Microscopic Robots Are on the Way to Replacing Your Doctor

Nanotechnology is refreshingly close to helping real, live people.
Jesse Hicks
8.15.17
biological circuits

Hacked E. Coli Shows the Promise of Programmable Biology

Researchers turn living cells into biological sensing and computing platforms.
Michael Byrne
7.26.17
wearables

Nanomesh On-Skin Electronics Are a New Biointerface Frontier

New sensors are basically temporary tattoos that act as electronics interfaces.
Michael Byrne
7.17.17
particles

Doped Diamonds Push Practical Quantum Computing Closer to Reality

Good old silicon saves the day.
Michael Byrne
5.27.17
nanotechnology

New Nanofibers Detect Motion of Individual Bacteria, Muscle cells

Engineers have built a nanoscale stethoscope, basically.
Michael Byrne
5.15.17
science art

This A/V Installation Lets You Explore an Infinite Subatomic Realm

Tarik Barri’s 'Matter of Perspectives' takes inspiration from the teeny tiny world of nanotechnology.
Kevin Holmes
3.28.17
motherboard show

Graphene-Infused Silly Putty Can Detect Movements as Subtle as Spider Footsteps

“A small amount of nano can really turn the ordinary into something extraordinary.”
Becky Ferreira
12.8.16
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