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Potent, stable nanobodies to block SARS-CoV-2 developed

July 30, 2021 5:02 pm

The simplest mini-antibodies developed by the team already bind up to 1,000 times more strongly to the spike protein than previously reported nanobodies.

Cancer-fighting nanorobots can seek, destroy tumours

February 14, 2018 8:15 pm

Researchers have created nanobots that are able to shrink tumour cells, an approach that could help as cancer therapy.

Atoms-thin memory storage device created for more powerful computing

January 18, 2018 9:35 pm

Researchers have been able to develop nanosized chips, a development that will enable smaller and faster computer and smartphone processors.

Butterfly wing nanostructures created on solar cells, improves efficiency by 200 per cent

November 16, 2017 8:15 pm

Scientists have successfully reproduced nanostructures found on butterfly wings in solar cells to enhance their light absorption rate by up to 200 per cent.

Israeli firm says it can recharge phone in 30 seconds

November 25, 2014 1:28 am

Chelsea club owner Roman Abramovich among investors.

Fruits of labour in science do not come immediately: Nobel laureate

December 06, 2013 3:23 am

Bharat Ratna C N R Rao,who is head of the vision group in Karnataka on nano technology,said the government must not forget to fund science.

DRDO to set up nano materials research and production units

July 24, 2013 3:15 pm

The nano materials research and production facilities would come up in Hyderabad,Delhi and Kanpur at a total cost of Rs 1,000 crore.

Weekend science films a hit in rural France

September 11, 2012 1:10 am

Lorraine,a small province in northeastern France with four administrative zones and a population of over two million,has been aggressively trying to bridge the gap between scientific research and common man to take science to the grassroots

Age of nanotechnology: Queen of carbon

July 08, 2012 3:07 am

After studying carbon for half a century and paving the way for the age of nanotechnology,an MIT physicist is rewarded with a prestigious honour