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Quartz Crystal photo from Shutterstock While most of us are just getting used to the idea of 3D printing, scientists are already working on technological marvels that operate two dimensions deeper.
Sick of waiting for your smartphone to recharge? Israeli nanotechnology pioneer StoreDot Ltd just unveiled a groundbreaking new battery that can charge up in 30 seconds flat! The fast-charging battery
Zhong Lin Wang and his team at the Georgia Institute of Technology have come up with a generator that powers your smartphone with nothing more than typing and swiping. The idea is based on
Most people already understand what makes plants such an important part of the environment -- by absorbing light and carbon, they’re able to photosynthesize, releasing fresh oxygen into the atmosphere
We've all been there: halfway through dinner and you drop a big dollop of sauce right in the middle of your new shirt. Stain removers may eradicate some of the mark, but you know the fabric will never
Photo © Shutterstock A group of South Korean scientists have developed a microscopic robot that can both detect and treat cancer. The nanorobot is powered by a special, genetically-modified bacteria
A team from the University of Twente has devised a hard drive that can store data long after the human race has ceased to exist. The team, led by Jeroen de Vries from the university's MESA+ Institute for
California-based company Click & Grow makes urban farming easy for even the least savvy green thumbs. Their electronic smart pots monitor plants and use a proprietary growth medium that eliminates
Graphene © AlexanderAlUS/CORE Materials Researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have developed a new metamaterial that is proven to be hundreds of times
Photo via Shutterstock Solar panels provide one of the cleanest forms of green energy by converting sunlight into electricity, but the photovoltaic panels we use are made with toxic elements including
Carbyne could be stronger that Graphene (pictured above). (cc) AlexanderAlUS/CORE Materials A new research paper published on Arxiv describes in detail the properties of Carbyne, a supermaterial that
As global warming and climate change escalate, the push to develop better, more efficient solar energy technology has never been more urgent, and now researchers at MIT have developed ultra-thin and
Say goodbye to water damaged phones and soggy shoes - Rust-Oleum just launched NeverWet, an amazing product that can waterproof nearly any surface or object. The ultra-hydrophobic spray coating was
Until recently, invisibility cloaks were the stuff of private laboratories or fantasy novels. Now, engineers from Duke University have taken advantage of 3D printing technology to fabricate an obscuring
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have created low-density, super-strong aerogels made of carbon nanotubes that could be key to cleaning up oil spills. The new material is lighter than air but
Why just harness light or vibration individually when you can use both to create electricity? Making sure to fully exploit both sun and sound simultaneously, researchers from Sungkyunkwan University and
Researchers at Germany's Doppelbock University just opened the door to the future of rapid prototyping technology by developing the world's first 3D-printed 3D printer! Dubbed the Ecophage, the
Scientists at the Univeristy of Science and Technology of China have developed an environmentally friendly method of creating carbon nanotube aerogels. The ultra light, fire-resistant material is made
Scientists at Brigham Young University (BYU) have used nanotechnology to make the world’s smallest Cupid for Valentine’s Day! The teeny cupid is made from carbon nanotubes coated with metals and other
Photo via Shutterstock Researchers at the University of Southern California have developed a new lithium-ion battery that recharges in just 10 minutes and holds three times as much energy as its
Photo via Shutterstock Scientists at Newcastle University have discovered a way of capturing carbon dioxide inspired by the technique sea urchins use to grow their shell. The creatures absorb carbon
South Korean scientists just developed the world's first imprintable and bendable battery - and it could pave the way for flexible mobile devices in the near future. According to the researchers, the new
Photo via Shutterstock As holiday decorations are being packed up and New Years resolutions are being scribbled down, millions of Christmas trees across the country are headed to the landfill or the
Researchers at Wake Forest University recently developed a revolutionary new type of light bulb! Forget the days of fragile glass and toxic mercury - these amazing new bulbs use nanotechnology to create a
Photo from Shutterstock Carbon nanotubes are a ground-breaking material that have been proposed for use in everything from solar paint to the construction of space elevators. Now the University of
Carbon nanotube image from Shutterstock Carbon nanotubes are heralded as a next-gen wonder material capable of creating everything from space elevators to better batteries, and now a team of
A team of scientists from Syracuse University are using nanotechnology to harness the natural bioluminescence of fireflies in order to create lighting that doesn't need any energy to glow! By using
Doctors from New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center are using tiny, tool-laden snakebots in surgical procedures in order to help identify diseases and perform operations.
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