nanotech

Researchers boast first programmable 'nanoprocessor'

Researchers boast first programmable 'nanoprocessor'

Nanowire transistors perform logical functions.
Feb 10 2011 1:32PM
Scientists build motion-powered LCD

Scientists build motion-powered LCD

Piezoelectric nanowires could power iPods within five years.
Nov 11 2010 6:20AM
IBM develops nano-manufacturing technique

IBM develops nano-manufacturing technique

Heated silicon tip etches nanoscale designs.
Apr 23 2010 5:42AM
Self-assembling organic wires present sci-fi possibilities

Self-assembling organic wires present sci-fi possibilities

U.S. scientists have developed water-soluble electronic materials that spontaneously assemble themselves into ‘wires’ much narrower than a human hair.
Oct 29 2008 12:00AM
Education makes consumers fear nanotech

Education makes consumers fear nanotech

The more information consumers are given about nanotechnology and other emerging sciences the more "worried and cautious" they become, new research reveals.
Jul 17 2008 7:52AM
Four nanotech products launched every week

Four nanotech products launched every week

New consumer products based on nanotechnology, including cosmetics, cooking oil, golf clubs and toothpaste, are reaching the market at the rate of three or four a week, according to new research..
Apr 28 2008 7:22AM
Nanotech promises super-fast transistors

Nanotech promises super-fast transistors

US researchers have published details of a technique that allows the mass production of long straight cylinders only a few atoms thick..
Apr 25 2008 12:58PM
Europe leads nanotech risk research funding

Europe leads nanotech risk research funding

European nations are investing nearly twice as much as the US on research into the potential risks of nanotechnology, according to the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies (Pen)..
Apr 22 2008 3:17PM
Nanotech boffin gives storage the needle

Nanotech boffin gives storage the needle

A Dutch researcher is working on next-generation storage technology that could see data held on millions of tiny needles..
Apr 1 2008 7:19AM
Wireless handset makers plug into nanotech

Wireless handset makers plug into nanotech

Nanotechnology enabled mobile handset components, which can improve the performance of wireless handsets, will develop into a US$15 billion market by 2012, market research company Pioneer Consulting predicts.
Mar 27 2008 3:00PM
Boffins unveil nanotech 'power dressing'

Boffins unveil nanotech 'power dressing'

The concept of 'power dressing' could take on a whole new meaning thanks to a research project to develop clothing that harnesses physical motion and converts it into electrical energy..
Feb 15 2008 8:14AM
US and Europe to regulate nanotech

US and Europe to regulate nanotech

The European Commission has given a $587,000 grant to researchers to help regulate nanotechnologies in the EU and the US.

Feb 7 2008 3:29PM
Sydney Uni discovers nanotech vest

Sydney Uni discovers nanotech vest

Nanotechnology experts have found a way to harness the elasticity of carbon nanotubes to create a material that can not only stop bullets, but rebound their force.
Nov 1 2007 11:14AM
Experts blast US nanotech report

Experts blast US nanotech report

A US government plan to prioritise research on the potential environmental, health and safety impacts of nanotechnology has been criticised by a leading researcher on emerging nanotechnology.
Sep 17 2007 2:30PM
Nanotech paves way for multi-coloured digital ink

Nanotech paves way for multi-coloured digital ink

US researchers control colour with magnetism.
Jul 5 2007 12:17PM
Nanotech creeps into 500 'everyday' products

Nanotech creeps into 500 'everyday' products

GLOBAL - The number of consumer products using nanotechnology has more than doubled from 212 to 475 in the past 14 months, researchers revealed today.
Jun 6 2007 5:28PM
Nanotech offers hope for climate change

Nanotech offers hope for climate change

Technology could cut greenhouse gas emissions by 20 per cent.
May 21 2007 2:47PM
Nanotech could revolutionise global healthcare

Nanotech could revolutionise global healthcare

Impact likely to be most profound in developing world.
Feb 28 2007 8:20AM
China bets big on nanotech

China bets big on nanotech

Country takes aim at US$3 trillion global market in nanotech products.
Feb 7 2007 10:45AM
US adults see nanotech as less risky than guns

US adults see nanotech as less risky than guns

Damning with faint praise.
Dec 8 2006 9:43AM

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