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nanowire

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Physicists inch toward atomic-scale MRI

Researchers are improving the first nanoscale MRI technique developed at MIT in 2009 in the hopes of imaging such biological samples as viruses at extremely high resolution.

By September 27, 2013

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Nanowires give you heart of gold, literally

In the future, your heart could be repaired with gold nanowire cell patches.

By September 28, 2011

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Touch your robot, and its new skin will light up

This e-skin responds to touch with light. It could also be used for medical applications and interactive displays.

By July 22, 2013

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Smartphone battery life: 2 problems, 4 fixes (Smartphones Unlocked)

Battery life on smartphones is generally terrible, and everyone knows it. Here's why, and who is trying to fix it.

By September 3, 2012

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Could nanowire skin help robots do the dishes?

UC Berkeley engineers have developed a low-power e-skin of touch-sensitive nanowire mesh that may help robots manipulate fragile objects.

By September 12, 2010

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How microbes can build electric grids

Research shows bacteria exploit conducting minerals in their environment to shuttle electrons between species, allowing greater growth.

By June 4, 2012

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Start-up Solasta seeks growth in solar nanowires

The company, now backed by Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield & Byers, is raising money for next-generation solar cell technology built around arrays of "nanocoax" wires.

By November 17, 2009

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World's smallest battery will put power everywhere

University researchers make a battery out of a nanowire, setting the record for the smallest powerpack. Someday the batteries could be inside your body.

By August 2, 2011

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Harvard, Mitre cook up programmable nanoprocessor

Researcher says the bottom-up construction, in contrast with the way today's commercial circuits are built, points the way toward tomorrow's integrated systems.

By February 11, 2011

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New IBM memory promises faster, higher-capacity devices

A new type of memory called Racetrack is finally off the drawing boards at IBM. Its development should pave the way for mobile and desktop devices that are faster, store more data, and chew up less power.

By December 23, 2010