A team led by physics professor Chris Regan has succeeded in building thermoelectric coolers with a total volume of 1 cubic micrometer.
Researchers will use the space to build new generations of tiny devices, such as computer chips that mimic how the brain works and ultra high-efficiency batteries.
The collaboration aims to advance the use of microbes for sustainable production of new plastics.
The contest invites student teams to identify a problem, dream up a nanotech-enabled solution and pitch their products to experts.
In a study using mice with bone defects in their skulls, the treatment reduced the size of the defects by an average of 50%.
The findings, from a study by a UCLA-led team, could inform the development of precision antibiotics.
Researchers used a new technology called scanning atomic electron tomography, which they developed.
The experiments, led by Professor Amander Clark, revealed a detailed timeline for when germ cells form.
Nano-related science and art were on display during the UCLA-MindshareLA event, which underscored UCLA’s commitment to share the knowledge it’s creating beyond Westwood.
The first event, on Feb. 1, will feature presentations by three members of the California NanoSystems Institute.
UCLA scientists James Gimzewski and Adam Stieg are part of a research team that has taken a major stride toward creating thinking machines.
Report from Web of Science Group identifies researchers in 21 fields whose work was most often referenced by other papers.
The invention relies in part on another UCLA invention, photonic time stretch.
Research brief: UCLA researchers developed a drug delivery system that can break through the blood-brain barrier.
The new process creates a material that’s at least five times tougher than any glass currently available.
Results of the UCLA-led study contradict a long-held classical theory.
The UCLA team's results could lead to ways to improve antiviral therapy.
In tests, perovskite-based cells made with the same chemical found in coffee maintained their power conversion efficiency for several weeks longer than those without it.
The findings answer questions that have been sought ever since 2005, when two Australian scientists won a Nobel Prize for their discovery of H. pylori and its role in gastric conditions.
Energy created by the movement of two materials can be harvested from the surrounding environment and converted to electricity by a triboelectric nanogenerator.
Denis Chetverikov, Yongjie Hu and Aaswath Raman are among 126 early-career scientists and scholars from across the United States and Canada selected to receive fellowships.
The new imaging technique may lead to improved functionality of devices such as personal computers and smartphones.
The research provides the first direct evidence of the proteins moving through PTEX, the protein complex that transports malaria proteins into the red blood cell.
The characters’ extraordinary abilities are pure science fiction. Or are they?
The device, designed by UCLA Engineering researchers, operates across a broad range of light, processes images more quickly and is more sensitive to low levels of light than current models.