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Nanobatteries triple life, recharge in 12 minutes and are 80,000 times smaller than a human hair

Nanobatteries triple life, recharge in 12 minutes and are 80,000 times smaller than a human hair

By 19 November 2014

The future of batteries is in nanotechnology. Nanosize batteries that are 80,000 times smaller than a human hair could change the way we use mobile devices, build cars and even store green energy. The breakthrough has been in creating a "nanopore" which... >>

These new technologies will shape our future

These new technologies will shape our future

By 26 August 2014

The expected future of technology, where everyone zips about in flying cars or lives on the Moon, might not turn out quite like that. Instead disruptive new technologies are changing the way we live now and will change our lives in the future entirely.... >>

University of Glasgow creates world's smallest Christmas card

University of Glasgow creates world's smallest Christmas card

By 23 December 2010

Engineers based at the University of Glasgow have created the world's smallest Christmas card using nanotechnology, and it's so small that they could fit 8,276 of them on a single first class postage stamp. The Christmas tree image and message is invisible... >>

Nokia unveils "Morph" concept phone

Nokia unveils "Morph" concept phone

By 25 February 2008

Nokia and University of Cambridge have launched the Morph - a nanotechnology concept device. Developed by Nokia Research Center (NRC) and the University of Cambridge the Morph has been launched alongside the "Design and the Elastic Mind" exhibition, on... >>