Topic: Nanotechnology

Researchers Build Nanoscale Autonomous Walking Machine

Nov. 2, 2015
Nanoscale Autonomous Walking Machine Made from DNA

Researchers at UT Austin have developed a nanoscale machine made of DNA that can randomly walk in any direction across bumpy surfaces and could potentially be used for cancer detection. 

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Engineers Build World's Smallest, Fastest Nanomotor

May 21, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas  Researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have built the smallest, fastest and longest-running tiny synthetic motor to date. The team's nanomotor is an important step toward developing miniature machines that could one day move through the body to administer insulin for diabetics when needed, or target and treat cancer cells without harming good cells.

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Computer Memory Could Increase Fivefold From UT Research

Nov. 13, 2012

The new technology, developed by University of Texas at Austin chemists and engineers, is being given a real-world test run in collaboration with one of the world's leading innovators in disk drives.

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Larry Faulkner Nanoscience Building Dedicated at University of Texas

Oct. 26, 2011

Event: Dedication ceremony for the Larry R. Faulkner Nanoscience and Technology Building.

When: Thursday, Oct. 27. Ceremony 4:305:30 p.m. Building tours 5:307 p.m.

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Prominent Chemist Paul Barbara Dies at 57

Nov. 3, 2010

Chemistry Professor Paul F. Barbara, 57, one of The University of Texas at Austin's most prominent scientists, died on Oct. 31 due to complications following cardiac arrest.

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