nanotechnology

Altering the properties of 2D materials at the nanometer scale

Altering the properties of 2D materials at the nanometer scale

Scientists have developed a method for changing the physical properties of 2D materials permanently using a nanometric tip.

COVID-19 rapid test has successful lab results

COVID-19 rapid test has successful lab results

Rapid detection of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, in about 30 seconds following the test, has had successful preliminary results.

Laser jolts microscopic robots into motion

Laser jolts microscopic robots into motion

Researchers have created the first microscopic robots that incorporate semiconductor components, allowing them to be controlled with standard electronic signals.

Catching Z’s, capturing data: DIY wearable

Catching Z’s, capturing data: DIY wearable

Researchers are creating a wearable electronics device that can read brain waves while allowing the wearer to easily drift off into the various stages of sleep.

Machine learning model may perfect 3D nanoprinting

Machine learning model may perfect 3D nanoprinting

Scientists and collaborators are using machine learning to address two key barriers to industrialization of two-photon lithography.

'Smart' breathalizer can reveal lung disease

'Smart' breathalizer can reveal lung disease

Using specialized nanoparticles, engineers have developed a way to monitor pneumonia or other lung diseases by analyzing the breath exhaled by the patient.

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