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nanowires

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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 Sep. 28, 2011

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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 Sep. 12, 2010

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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 Nov. 17, 2009

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One step closer to age of nanowire transistors?

IBM-Purdue researchers say nanowires may work in making PCs, consumer electronics because they form the same way every time.

By Nov. 14, 2008

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Tiny rocket ships drive into human cells, could deliver drugs

Researchers at Penn State University explore the insides of our cells with nano-sized, rocket-shaped metal projectiles powered by sound.

By Feb. 10, 2014

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New 'smart skin' so sensitive it rivals the real thing

Researchers say their experimental arrays sense pressure in the same range as the human fingertip, which could result in better bots and prosthetics.

By Apr. 26, 2013

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Blow here: New breathalyzer may screen for diabetes, lung cancer

Researchers hope to soon be able to test our breath for a wide range of "biomarkers" -- molecules that could indicate the presence of a particular disease.

By May. 8, 2012

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One-atom-tall wires could extend Moore's Law

A team of researchers has shown that it is possible to fabricate low-resistivity nanowires at the smallest scales imaginable by stringing together individual atoms in silicon.

By Jan. 6, 2012

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'Green' solar cell is made from plants

To make super cheap solar cells, MIT researchers look to commandeer the process of photosynthesis in plants.

By Feb. 2, 2012

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Researchers attack transistors to slay vampire power

European Union-funded project seeks to rearchitect chips to stop energy "leakage" and make everyday electronics, from cell phones to supercomputers, 10 times more energy efficient.

By Oct. 26, 2010