By combining the best of nature and technology, nanoscientists can now turn sunlight into liquid fuel. Three pioneering researchers discuss this new form of sustainable energy and how nature still has them beat. WHAT IF WE COULD MAKE THE NATURAL GAS that heats our homes and the gasoline that powers our cars directly from the […]

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In a possible advance for diabetics, UC San Diego has created a way to measure glucose with a special ink that’s applied to the skin with an ordinary pen. The “bio ink” causes a chemical reaction that reveals glucose levels which are then read by a small wearable sensor. “This is a proof-of-concept step that […]

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Nanotechnology could dramatically improve energy storage for electronics, cars, and buildings. By Wendy Koch, National Geographic Published November 17, 2014 Tiny is big in the quest to build batteries that store more energy for cars, buildings, and personal electronics even rv batteries. Nanosize batteries that are 80,000 times thinner than a human hair represent a […]

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Catharina Paukner is building a supersized graphene factory in Cambridge that can turn methane from landfill – or even cows – into modern-day black gold By Rebecca Burn-Callander, Enterprise Editor, 3:12PM GMT 06 Dec 2014 The birthplace of graphene – the one-atom-thick carbon – is Manchester University, where it was created by two physicists. But […]

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There’s no shortage of ideas about how to use nanotechnology, but one of the major hurdles is how to manufacture some of the new products on a large scale. Source: http://www.nanocomposites.net/amazing-science-the-future-of-assembly-lines-manufacturing-nanotechnology/  

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RPD Radiation DetectorRPD’s highly accurate, amazingly affordable radiation detector will help you keep your loved ones safe and healthy. via RPD Radiation Detector | Indiegogo. This campaign is about putting a highly accurate, affordable radiation detector into the hands of people like you and me. But it is about much more than that… Why and […]

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A nanoparticle-covered billboard offers a smog-reducing poem. Let air be a major god, its being and touch, its breast-milk always tilted to the lips. Both dragonfly and Boeing dangle in its see-through nothingness… These words, from a poem called “In Praise of Air” by Simon Armitage, adorn a 33- by 66-foot billboard in Sheffield, England. […]

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