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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
The University of Texas at Austin's nanoscience building has been named the Larry R. Faulkner Nano Science and Technology Building by the UT System Board of Regents in recognition of former President Faulkner's leadership in bringing the university's nanotechnology program to national prominence.Read more