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21st May 2018

World's smallest house built from nanotechnology

Scientists in France have built a house on the tip of an optical fibre, with an accuracy of just two nanometres.

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14th May 2018

Helical-shaped nanobots driven inside a living cell

Researchers have demonstrated – for the first time – magnetic, helical-shaped nanomotors inside a living cell. These tiny devices could be used to deliver therapeutic payloads to highly specific locations within the cell.

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3rd May 2018

New material offers 50 times greater current density than conventional copper

Engineers have demonstrated "nanoribbons" able to conduct a current density 50 times greater than conventional copper interconnect technology.

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25th April 2018

Scientists create innovative new 'green' concrete using graphene

A new greener, stronger and more durable concrete made using the wonder-material graphene could revolutionise the construction industry.

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16th April 2018

Tiny injectable sensor could monitor long-term alcohol use

Engineers have developed a miniature, wireless, injectable biosensor that could be used for continuous, long-term alcohol monitoring. The chip is small enough to be implanted in the body just beneath the surface of the skin.

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12th April 2018

Next-gen optical disk holds 10TB of data for 600 years

Scientists from Australia and China have used gold nanomaterials to demonstrate a new high-capacity optical disk able to hold data securely for more than 600 years, while using 1,000 times less power.

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22nd March 2018

IBM developing world's smallest computer

IBM is developing a computer smaller than a grain of salt, but more powerful than a computer from the early 1990s and costing less than 10¢.

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25th January 2018

100,000-fold increase in molecular machine speed

Researchers in Germany have achieved a new propulsion method for molecular machines, which enables them to be moved 100,000 times faster than biochemical processes used to date.

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18th January 2018

Ultra-thin memory device just one atomic layer thick

Engineers have designed a memory storage device only one atomic layer thick; a so-called 'atomristor'.

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15th January 2018

New method to map miniature brain circuits

Scientists have developed a new technique to map electrical circuits in the brain far more comprehensively than ever before.

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