Archive for the 'nanotechnology' Category

Researchers patent biobots

November 25, 2008

A team of researchers at the University of California, Berkeley has filed a patent application covering “biobots.” The tiny (100 to 300 nanometers) biologically-derived robots are touted as being useful for defense, energy, medical, and consumer electronics applications.

Color e-paper display uses nanotubes

October 28, 2008

Samsung Electronics showcased the “world’s first” carbon nanotube (CNT) based color active matrix electrophoretic display (EPD) e-paper device at a trade show in Korea last week. The A4-sized device resulted from a collaboration with Unidym, a specialist in CNT-based transparent electrodes.