Monthly Archives: February 2014


What are metamaterials?  Why are they important to nanotechnology?  There was a recent article in the IEEE Spectrum Magazine that addressed the customization of material structures [1].  Meta is from the Greek and means beyond or after.  Metamaterials are materials … Continue reading

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Nanotechnology and Future Bionics

There is a recent report [1] of an amputee with a bionic hand being able to feel texture and shape of objects in his grasp.  This was a month long test in Italy that has encouraged researchers on the ability … Continue reading

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