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With the International Year of Light there was plenty to report in nanophotonics.
Quantum-dot TVs seed a bright future (Feb 3, 2015)
Graphene light bulb shines bright (Jun 22, 2015)
nanotechweb.org in the lab with nanophotonics researchers around the world
Nanotechnology discussion webinar on nanophotonics


Inspiration came from both biology and the downsizing drive of the commercial sector in nanoelectronics.
Near-field transducers for next-generation hard-drive technology (Mar 24, 2015)
The wisdom of amoeba outperforms artificial intelligence (Jun 8, 2015)
Laid-back approach streamlines gate production (Apr 27, 2015)
Single-electron devices come together (Sep 23, 2015)
Chip features cross the 10 nm barrier (Jul 10, 2015)

Biology and Medicine

Nanotechnology provided powerful tools for DNA sequencing.
DNA sequencing: Nanotechnology unravels the code for life (Jul 17, 2015)
High-throughput DNA sequencing etches forwards (Jul 17, 2015)


Great progress was made in sensing for biological applications.
Metal oxide thin films make wearable biosensors (Nov 16, 2015)


Taking a coffee break proved particularly effective for energy storage technology.
Coffee grounds capture carbon (Sep 2, 2015)


Two materials maintain a capacity to go from strength to strength and capabilities in microscopy continue to develop.
Breaking the limits for spatial resolution with elemental sensitivity (Oct 6, 2015)
'Decorated' graphene is a superconductor (Aug 31, 2015)
MoS2 nanosheets make good supercapacitor electrodes (Mar 30, 2015)