A new low-cost, high-resolution tool is primed to revolutionize how nanotechnology is produced from the desktop, according to a new study by Northwestern University researchers.
Think your antivirus product is keeping your Android smartphone or tablet safe? Think again.
A newly-developed, stretchable lithium-ion battery could be used in the human body to power bionic implants and monitor brain or heart activity.
Planets with binary stars - such as Star Wars' Tatooine - may be dangerous places to live, even risking the chance of being ejected into interstellar space.
In ten years' time, computers could be a million times more power-efficient than they are today, thanks to a new alternative to today's complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) technology.
Playing music while you sleep can help improve your ability to play the same tune, new Northwestern University research suggests.
Medical researchers have successfully enabled a paralyzed monkey to move its hand, by delivering messages from the brain directly to the muscles.
Northwestern University scientists have developed a simple but specialized nanoparticle capable of delivering a drug directly to a cancer cell's nucleus.
IPhone 4S owners bemoaning their feeble battery life may have some hope, at least, for the future: Northwestern University engineers have developed a cellphone battery that charges in 15 minutes and stays charged for more than a week.
Scientists at Northwestern University have developed a new nanomaterial that could allow a computer to reconfigure its internal wiring and become an entirely different device as required.
Scientists at at Northwestern University say they believe they've found a way to turn off potentially life-threatening food allergies.
Northwestern University scientists say they've taken a big step towards a handheld device for detecting nuclear weapons and materials such as a 'bomb in a suitcase'.
Scientists believe they've worked out why some extrasolar planets orbit in the opposite direction to their star's rotation.
The National Federation of the Blind (NFB) has filed a federal complaint against New York University and Northwestern University, claiming that their use of Google Apps for Education is discriminatory.
Northwestern University researchers say they have developed a system that can pluck details of planned attacks from the minds of terrorists.