High performance materials for gas storage thermal insulators or nanomachines need a thorough understanding of the behavior of the material down to the molecular level Thermodynamics which have been developed two hundred years ago to ... - Read More
As nanomachine design rapidly advances researchers are moving from wondering if the nanomachine works to how long it will work This is an especially important question as there are so many potential applications for instance ... - Read More
Computer simulations at OIST suggest new applications in industry by harnessing active microscopic particles in fluids Previous research has already demonstrated that substantial quantities of self motile or active agents such as bacteria in a ... - Read More
A route for constructing protein nanomachines engineered for specific applications may be closer to reality Biological systems produce an incredible array of self assembling functional protein tools Some examples of these nanoscale protein materials are ... - Read More
Bioengineers at the University of Rome Tor Vergata and the University of Montreal have used DNA to develop a tool that detects and reacts to chemical changes caused by cancer cells and that may one ... - Read More
Just a single foreign atom located in the vicinity of a molecule can change spatial arrangement of its atoms In a spectacular experiment an international team of researchers was able to change persistently positions of ... - Read More
As part of an international research project a team of researchers has developed a DNA clamp that can detect mutations at the DNA level with greater efficiency than methods currently in use Their work could ... - Read More
Networks of nanometer scale machines offer exciting potential applications in medicine industry environmental protection and defense but until now there's been one very small problem the limited capability of nanoscale antennas fabricated from traditional metallic ... - Read More
A team of scientists from Tyndall National Institute at University College Cork and the National University of Singapore have designed and fabricated ultra small devices for energy efficient electronics By finding out how molecules behave in ... - Read More
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