Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop


Forgot your password?
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×

Submission + - Invasion of the jivin' nano-shrooms (

KentuckyFC writes: "A pendulum converts the constant force of gravity into an oscillation — a useful trick by anyone's standards. But nanotechnologists have yet to match it — they just haven't been able to build nano-oscillators. Now reports that a group at the University of the Madison have made mushroom-shaped nanopillars that oscillate in a constant DC field, like metronomes."
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Invasion of the jivin' nano-shrooms

Comments Filter:

Consider the postage stamp: its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing till it gets there. -- Josh Billings