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Now, ‘nanotech’ spray that enables smartphones to work underwater

A company has come up with a “nanotech” coating for smartphones, which lets users dunk their phones fully underwater and still have them working when they come back out Continue reading “Now, ‘nanotech’ spray that enables smartphones to work underwater” »  More...

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By BioNews On Friday, November 18th, 2011
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World’s lightest material 100 times lighter than Styrofoam developed

A team of researchers have developed the world’s lightest material, which is one hundred times lighter than Styrofoam Continue reading “World’s lightest material 100 times lighter than Styrofoam developed” More...

By BioNews On Friday, November 11th, 2011
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Brazilian fern with ‘eggbeater’ texture inspires waterproof coating for boats

A study led by an Indian origin researcher has described how a floating weed that clogs waterways around the world has inspired a high-tech waterproof coating intended for boats and submarines Continue reading “Brazilian More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 18th, 2011
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Synthetic muscles make nanobots effective

Powerful synthetic muscles fabricated by researchers will now impart cutting edge to medical nanobots for Continue reading “Synthetic muscles make nanobots effective” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 17th, 2011
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Soon, computer that can rewire itself

Scientists at Northwestern University have developed a new nanomaterial that can “steer” electrical currents, which could lead to a computer that can simply reconfigure its internal wiring Continue reading “Soon, More...

By BioNews On Friday, October 14th, 2011
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New artificial muscles move heavy loads with flexibility of elephant’s trunk

An international team of scientists and engineers have invented new artificial muscles that are strong enough to rotate objects two thousand times their own weight Continue reading “New artificial muscles More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 10th, 2011
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Nanotech to pave way for safer breast implants

There is cheering news for victims of breast cancer who feel disfigured by the partial or complete removal of their breasts Continue reading “Nanotech to pave way for safer breast implants” »  More...

By BioNews On Monday, October 3rd, 2011
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Soon, nanorockets to deliver drugs inside the body

German scientists have built nanorockets powered by a benign rocket fuel, which could one day carry drugs around the body Continue reading “Soon, nanorockets to deliver drugs inside the body” »  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, September 28th, 2011
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Now, ‘smart’ windows that darken and lighten to save on heater, AC bills

South Korean scientists have developed a new type of “smart” window that turns dark when the sun comes out and becomes transparent when it gets cold Continue reading “Now, ‘smart’ windows that darken More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 27th, 2011
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Coming soon: Fashionable E-garments with memory retention capacity

Integrating electronics into textiles will soon enable smart fabrics and wearable electronics, researchers say Continue reading “Coming soon: Fashionable E-garments with memory retention capacity” »  More...