Discover one of our 28 local entrepreneurial communities »
Be the first to know as we launch in new countries and markets around the globe.
Interested in bringing MIT Technology Review to your local market?
Unsupported browser: Your browser does not meet modern web standards. See how it scores »
A nanowire membrane that sops up oil while repelling water could be used for cleaning up oil spills.
Copper nanowires could be used in ultra-thin field-emission displays that are brighter and sharper than flat-panel displays.
Researchers led by Stuart Parkin are developing a new type of memory chip that combines the benefits of magnetic hard drives and flash.
Nanowires that convert motion into current could lead to textiles that can generate power.
Exotic materials and cheaper substrates could lead to better photovoltaics.
Nanowire electrodes could improve the performance of electric vehicles.
Better batteries and super-sticky glues are becoming possible because of nanomaterials.
Researchers have made defect-free gallium-nitride nanowires that could replace bulky quartz crystals in cell-phone receivers.
Photovoltaics made of nanowires could lead to cheaper solar panels.
Infrared light-emitting nanowires could lead to optical communications on microchips.