#Nanotechnology

Ground breaking lens opens new possibilities in virtual and augmented reality

2 years ago — Long Read

Harvard Engineers have created a ground-breaking lens. This new single 'metalens' can focus all colours of the rainbow in one point opening up new possibilities for virtual and augmented reality...

Nanomachines engineered to drill into cancer cells killing them in just 60 seconds

2 years ago — Long Read

An international team, including bio-engineers from Durham University, have used motorised molecules driven by light to drill holes in the membranes of cancer cells - killing them. The new technique...

Tiny crystals & nanowires join forces to split water

3 years ago — Quick Read

Scientists are working on a new technology which uses nanowires and crystals to split water into its oxygen and hydrogen, potentially revolutionising the energy industry. The technique, proposed by a...

Meet the Fabric that can harvest energy from both motion and sunlight

3 years ago — Long Read

While the concept of fabrics harvesting energy from our movements has been around for a few years, Engineers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have taken things one step further...