There’s a New World’s Blackest Black

And it’s really black

Nanocars Will Race Across (a Very, Very Tiny Bit of) France

Ladies and gentlemen, start your molecules

Microscope not included.

This Necklace Contains All of the World’s Languages

Because cultural preservation never goes out of fashion

There's more to H20 than meets the eye.

Scientists Find That Water Might Exist in a Whole New State

Think water comes in just liquid, ice and gas? Think again

Robert Noyce (left) and Intel co-founder Gordon Moore in from of the Intel SC1 building in Santa Clara, 1970.

Silicon Valley Owes Its Success To This Tech Genius You’ve Never Heard Of

Robert Noyce was one of the founders of Silicon Valley

Spinach: The Superfood That Could Help Detect Bombs

Now more than Popeye’s favorite food, carbon nanotubes are turning the leafy green into a bomb detector

A midwater creature has few ways to hide from predators. A new report says some tiny crustaceans use tiny spheres that might be bacteria to cloak themselves with invisibility.

These Sea Creatures Have a Secret Superpower: Invisibility Cloaks

Scientists have found that some crustaceans have just the trick for hiding from predators

A coal power plant in Mehrum, Germany.

Scientists Stumble on a New Way to Tackle Carbon Emissions: Turn It Into Alcohol

A surprising new use for nanotechnology essentially reverses combustion

Silkworm cocoons

Feeding Silkworms Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene Makes Super-Tough Silk

A diet rich in graphene or carbon nanotubes causes the creatures to produce a fiber twice as strong as normal silk

Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa

Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded for Big Advancements in Ultra-Tiny Machines

The winning trio created the building blocks of nanomachines that have the potential to revolutionize many fields of science and industry

Mya Le Thai holds her invention.

Did Scientists Stumble on a Battery that Lasts Forever?

Researchers studying nanowires have found a battery material that can be recharged for years, even decades

One Artist Has a Monopoly on the World's Blackest Black Pigment

Artists are up in arms over Anish Kapoor’s exclusive rights to "vantablack"

This Powerful Metal Glue Sets at Room Temperature

MesoGlue uses nanorod technology to fuse items together without heat, potentially replacing soldering

Not so fast...incandescent bulbs could soon become more efficient thanks to nanotechnology.

Incandescent Light Bulbs May Have a Bright Future After All

Nanotechnology could turn the inefficient bulbs’ weakness into a strength

A New Rose Is Part Plant, Part Color-Changing Machine

Innovation has never looked so pretty

Prosthetics Could Soon Have a Sense of Touch

A technology suprisingly inspired by Darth Vader

Coming Soon: Helmets Made From Carrots

A Scottish company has created a biodegradable material from carrot pulp that could be used in protective sports gear

Wang with the toy jeep

This New Nanogenerator Could Make Cars Much More Efficient

Electrodes placed on a car's tires can harness the energy generated when rubber meets road

Tiny Robots Can Clear Clogged Arteries

Engineers at Drexel University are developing micro-swimmers that loosen arterial plaque and release drugs into the bloodstream to prevent future buildup

Gold Nanoparticles Can Remote Control the Brain

It’s just the latest twist in nanotech that is using gold as medicine

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