Nanowires

Novel DNA-based nanowires may power gen-next computers

Novel DNA-based nanowires may power gen-next computers

Currently the circumference of the smallest transistors are tinier than the AIDS virus. The industry has shrunk the central elements of their computer chips to fourteen nanometers in the last sixty years.

Nov 10, 2016, 14:46 PM IST

Nanowires could be LEDs of the future

 Light Emitting Diodes made from nanowires would use less energy and provide better light, scientists have found.

Jun 27, 2015, 11:36 AM IST
US researchers advance artificial photosynthesis

US researchers advance artificial photosynthesis

US researchers have created a hybrid system of semiconducting nanowires and bacteria to mimic the natural photosynthetic process, an advancement they believe could be a potentially game-changing breakthrough.

Apr 24, 2015, 14:49 PM IST

Beaver enamel holds clues to treating human tooth decay

 Beavers have protection against tooth decay built into the chemical structure of their teeth, according to a new study that could lead to improved treatments for human tooth decay.

Feb 14, 2015, 17:06 PM IST

Nanowires to combat cell damage, ageing in humans

Nanowires made of vanadia can reduce cell damage in the human body, researchers from Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore have found.

Dec 06, 2014, 13:07 PM IST

Indian-origin scientist researching on new Robotics technology

An Indian-origin scientist in the UK has bagged a 1.07 million pounds funding grant to work on a pioneering technology of creating an ultra-flexible tactile skin for robotics and prosthetics.

May 03, 2014, 11:56 AM IST

New research may lead to paper-thin tablets and TV screens

The study was published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology.

Apr 30, 2014, 13:55 PM IST

Cyborgs one step closer to reality!

Scientists have created a new coating that makes nanoelectronics much more stable in conditions mimicking those in the human body, bringing the development of cyborgs closer to reality.

Feb 20, 2014, 17:59 PM IST

Soon, bendable and fully foldable cell phones, TVs

Scientists have developed a new stretchable and transparent electrical conductor, paving way for fully foldable cell phones and TVs that can be rolled and carried.

Jan 29, 2014, 16:42 PM IST

Nanowires could pave way for more efficient solar cells

Researchers from Lund University say it really is possible to use nanowires to manufacture more efficient and cheaper solar cells.

Jan 19, 2013, 12:57 PM IST

Now, artificial skin made of nanowires

A touch-sensitive artificial skin would help overcome a key challenge in robotics.

Sep 13, 2010, 12:01 PM IST

Now, artificial skin made of nanowires

A touch-sensitive artificial skin would help overcome a key challenge in robotics.

Sep 13, 2010, 00:00 AM IST