Nano technology

Nano-Structures are the Future of Water Repellency

Nano-Structures are the Future of Water Repellency

Conical Nano-Structure Water Hitting the Test Surface Even the most robust water repellent surfaces that are found in windshields, boat hulls and power generators have a tendency to give way under extreme conditions. Conditions such as increased pressure and high ...

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Micro-Origami – Tiny Packages for Drug Delivery

Micro-Origami – Tiny Packages for Drug Delivery

Researchers at the University of Southern California have demonstrated a way to manufacture miniscule containers that could be used to deliver precise micro or even nano quantities of drugs.   A half-open micro-container (Credit: ISI) An overdose of even ordinarily ...

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Nano-worms to the Rescue

Nano-worms to the Rescue

In a joint research project, scientists from the University of California, San Diego, the University of California, Santa Barbara, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, have designed and created tiny ‘nanoworms’. These miniature devices can be navigated through blood vessels ...

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