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Engineers Develop 'Blackest Black' Material to Date

Friday 6. Dec 19
Engineers have cooked up a material made of carbon nanotubes that is 10 times blacker than anything that has previously been ...

Engineers have cooked up a material made of carbon nanotubes that is 10 times blacker than anyth...

Schools of Molecular 'Fish' Could Improve Display Screens

Friday 6. Dec 19
Researchers are using liquid crystals to create incredibly small, swirling schools of 'fish.' The fish in this case are minute disruptions in the orientations of the ...

Researchers are using liquid crystals to create incredibly small, swirling schools of 'fish.' Th...

Micromotors Push Around Single Cells and Particles

Friday 6. Dec 19
A new type of micromotor -- powered by ultrasound and steered by magnets -- can move around individual cells and microscopic particles in crowded environments without ...

A new type of micromotor -- powered by ultrasound and steered by magnets -- can move around indi...

Light-Based 'Tractor Beam' Assembles Materials at the Nanoscale

Friday 6. Dec 19
Researchers have adapted a light-based technology employed widely in biology -- known as optical traps or optical tweezers -- to operate in a water-free liquid environment of ...

Researchers have adapted a light-based technology employed widely in biology -- known as optical...

Engineers Develop 'Blackest Black' Material to Date

Friday 6. Dec 19
Engineers have cooked up a material made of carbon nanotubes that is 10 times blacker than anything that has previously been ...

Engineers have cooked up a material made of carbon nanotubes that is 10 times blacker than anyth...

Schools of Molecular 'Fish' Could Improve Display Screens

Friday 6. Dec 19
Researchers are using liquid crystals to create incredibly small, swirling schools of 'fish.' The fish in this case are minute disruptions in the orientations of the ...

Researchers are using liquid crystals to create incredibly small, swirling schools of 'fish.' Th...

Micromotors Push Around Single Cells and Particles

Friday 6. Dec 19
A new type of micromotor -- powered by ultrasound and steered by magnets -- can move around individual cells and microscopic particles in crowded environments without ...

A new type of micromotor -- powered by ultrasound and steered by magnets -- can move around indi...

Light-Based 'Tractor Beam' Assembles Materials at the Nanoscale

Friday 6. Dec 19
Researchers have adapted a light-based technology employed widely in biology -- known as optical traps or optical tweezers -- to operate in a water-free liquid environment of ...

Researchers have adapted a light-based technology employed widely in biology -- known as optical...

Nanoengineering: The skills and tools making technology invisibleTr...

Friday 6. Dec 19
Nanoengineering is a branch of engineering that exploits the unique properties of nanomaterials - their size and quantum effects - and the interaction between these materials, in order to design an...

Nanoengineering is a branch of engineering that exploits the unique properties of nanomaterials -...

New Solid Lubricant Shown to Reduce Friction and Wear on Steel Surf...

Saturday 13. Jul 19
This composite image depicts the makeup and performance of a new non-liquid lubricant developed by researchers at Purdue University. Credit: Purdue University image/ Abdullah A. Alazemi Research...

This composite image depicts the makeup and performance of a new non-liquid lubricant developed b...