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Carbon Nanotubes Reduce Transistor Footprint to Forty Nanometers

IBM researchers have fabricated a p-channel transistor based on carbon nanotubes that takes up less than half the space of leading silicon technologies while operating at a lower voltage. (Learn More >>)

Scientists 3D-Print Graphene Foam for the First Time

A team of researchers from Texas and China have managed to create graphene foam using a 3D printer. The production method could eventually yield commercial quantities of the material. (Learn More >>)

“Nano-electronic barcoding” opens path to wearable biosensor monitors

A novel approach to lab-on-a-chip diagnostics could lead to health monitoring devices small enough to be worn like a smartwatch, according to researchers at Rutgers University in New Jersey. (Learn More >>)

NSF announces 2017 winners for Generation Nano: Small Science, Superheroes

The National Science Foundation (NSF), in partnership with the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI), named the first- and second-place winners, as well as the People's Choice winner, for the second annual Generation Nano competition. (Learn More >>)

C&EN: 2-D materials go beyond graphene

Driven by the unique properties of ultrathin materials and their potential for new applications, researchers are crisscrossing the periodic table in search of new examples. (Learn More >>)

Nanotechnology Flight Test: Material Impact on the Future

A Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessel – COPV for short – took to the skies aboard a sounding rocket launched from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on May 16. (Learn More >>)

World’s First Nanocar Race Crowns Champion

For the molecular machinist researchers involved, synthesizing and racing the nanocars has presented rich opportunities to push the limits of new technology and learn new science. (Learn More >>)

One Day, a Machine Will Smell Whether You’re Sick

The New York Times talks to researchers from around the world about nanosensors for non-invasive disease diagnosis. (Learn More >>)

Graphene 'Copy Machine' May Produce Cheap Semiconductor Wafers

The new method uses graphene to transfer intricate crystalline patterns from an underlying semiconductor wafer to a top layer of identical material. (Learn More >>)

'Spray-On' Memory to Store Data on Any Surface or Object

Students at Duke University used an aerosol jet printer and nanoparticle inks to create a material capable of storing data that is also incredibly flexible. (Learn More >>)