Category Archives: Research News

Tiny motor can “walk” to carry out tasks

Mobile motor could pave the way for robots to assemble complex structures — including other robots

The Observation of Topologically Protected Magnetic Quasiparticles

A team of researchers from Tohoku University, J-PARC, and Tokyo Institute of Technology conducted an in-depth study of magnetic quasiparticles called “triplons.”

Bleach-induced transformation for humidity-durable air filters

A molecule-trapping material that normally degrades in water remains stable after two years of humidity exposure when treated with a common skin bleach. Adding hydroquinone, a skin-bleaching ingredient, to a…

Branching out: Making graphene from gum trees

Branching out: Making graphene from gum trees

Autonomous boats can target and latch onto each other

The city of Amsterdam envisions a future where fleets of autonomous boats cruise its many canals to transport goods and people, collect trash, or self-assemble into floating stages and bridges.

Scientists successfully used DNA origami to scale-up molecular motors

This discovery which could be applied in molecular robotics,