• Nanoneurons Enable Neuromorphic Chips for Voice Recognition

    Nanoneurons Enable Neuromorphic Chips for Voice Recognition

    An international team of scientists has zeroed in on the non-linear oscillations of human neurons that they believe will bring the capabilities of artificial neurons much closer to the ones in our heads. Read more

  • The Power Suit: Not Just for Work

    The Power Suit: Not Just for Work

    Manufacturing USA and NIST are playing a vital role in the integration of nanomaterials and garment fabrics to create a whole new wearable “power suit” that can help monitor patients or generate energy. Read more

  • Converting Agricultural Waste for Energy Applications

    Converting Agricultural Waste for Energy Applications

    After surveying farms, researched concluded there was a glut in milk and related dairy production, seeing milk being thrown out rather than brought to market at a loss. Read more

  • Antibiotic nanoparticles fight drug-resistant bacteria

    Antibiotic nanoparticles fight drug-resistant bacteria

    Researchers report that an antimicrobial peptide packaged in a silicon nanoparticle dramatically reduced the number of bacteria in the lungs of mice infected with a Gram-negative bacterium that can lead to pneumonia. Read more

  • 3D Electronic Nose Demostrates Advantages of Carbon Nanotubes

    3D Electronic Nose Demostrates Advantages of Carbon Nanotubes

    Stanford scientists create a 3D stacked CNT architecture that could improve both the energy efficiency and speed of computers by a factor of 1000. Read more

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