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University of Cambridge: “Nano-Marbles” Create Intriguing New Materials – Opening Up Applications for Smart Clothing – Buildings – Banknote Security.

University of Cambridge: "Nano-Marbles" Create Intriguing New Materials - Researchers have devised a new method for stacking microscopic marbles into regular layers, producing intriguing materials which scatter light into intense colors, and which change color when twisted or stretched.

from Inhabitat

Plant-Based Cellulose Super Material is as Stiff as Steel

Purdue University materials, cellulose nanocrystals, biomaterials, super-materials, green building materials, green technology, green architecture, green buildings, cellulose, renewable materials, quantum mechanics, scientific discoveries, biomimetic architecture, biomimesis

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“At the Speed of Light” – New ‘Nanowires’ Support Integrated Nanophotonic Circuits

“At the Speed of Light” – New ‘Nanowires’ Support Integrated Nanophotonic Circuits ~A new combination of materials can efficiently guide electricity and light along the same tiny wire, a finding that could be a step towards building computer chips capable of transporting digital information at the speed of light.

from Mail Online

Small but perfectly formed: Scientists use world's fastest 3D printer to create amazingly detailed F1 car (... that measures just 0.3MM)

3D printing technique creates nano-structures in minutes. This F1 model car is 0.28mm in length.