2019

Charles M. Lieber is awarded the 2019 Welch Award in Chemistry. The Welch Foundation’s Robert A. Welch Award in Chemistry, honors highly-respected and influential leaders in the fields of nanoscience and nanotechnology. Charles M. Lieber shares his award with A. Paul Alivisatos, who are recognized for their important research contributions which have had a significant, positive impact on humankind. Lieber has provided seminal concepts central to the bottom-up paradigm of nanoscience and has been a leader in the application of nanomaterials.

The future of mind control,” MedicalXpress 5 September 2019. [download pdf]

Nanowires pin neurons: a nano “moon landing”,” Matter 4 September 2019. [download pdf]

Precision electronic medicine in the brain,” Nature Research Bioengineering 2 September 2019.

Harvard lab has developed method to rapidly produce nanowires to monitor neuron activity,” BioWorld MedTech 8 July 2019.

New technique speeds creation of nanowire devices boosting research into what’s happening inside cells,” Innovation Toronto 7 July 2019.

Machine Enhanced Humans Now Closer As Scientists Develop Tiny Scalable Nanoprobes,” High Tech Deck 5 July 2019.

Nanoprobes access brain’s electric signals,” Electronics Weekly 4 July 2019.

Arrays of U-shaped nanowire field-effect transistors probe neurons,” eNews Europe 4 July 2019.

Ultra-small nanoprobes could be a leap forward in high-resolution human-machine interfaces,” ScienceDaily 3 July 2019. [download pdf]

Nanowire Army Lets Researchers Record Signals From Inside Neurons,” Technology Networks 2 July 2019.

Combing out a tangled problem,” Harvard Gazette 2 July 2019. [download pdf]

Combing nanowires,” Harvard CCB News 2 July 2019. [download pdf]

Combing nanowires,” I-Connect007 2 July 2019.

New technique lets researchers make thousands of nanowires, capable of recording intracellular signals, at the same time,” Phys.org 1 July 2019.

Combing nanowire noodles,” EurekAlert! 1 July 2019. [download pdf]

Combing nanowire noodles,” Bioengineer.org 1 July 2019. [download pdf]

Combing nanowire noodles,” 7thSpace 1 July 2019. [download pdf]

Combing nanowire noodles,” Nanowerk 1 July 2019. [download pdf]

Combing nanowire noodles,” ScienceDaily 1 July 2019. [download pdf]

Electrophysiology: Curving neural nanobioelectronics,” Nature Nanotechnology News & Views 1 July 2019. [download pdf]

An array of ‘nano-hairpins’ probes the interior of cells,” Nature Research Device and Materials Engineering 1 July 2019. [download pdf]

Tricking the Mind,” Biomedical Picture of the Day (BPoD) 8 June 2019. [download pdf] [view image]

Slender, neuron-size probes aim for better recordings of brain’s electrical chatter,” Science Magazine 1 May 2019.

Electronic stealth neurons offer enhanced brain studies and treatments,” NIH National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering 26 March 2019. [download pdf] [view image]

Sensors go undercover to outsmart the brain,” Harvard Gazette 12 March 2019. [download pdf]

Image of the Day: Imposter Neurons,” The Scientist 1 March 2019. [download pdf] [view image]

Neuronlike electronics integrate with brain tissue without causing damage,” C&EN 27 February 2019. [download pdf]

Newly developed probe looks, acts, and feels so much like real neuron,” The Medical News 26 February 2019. [download pdf]

A welcome stranger,” Harvard CCB News 25 February 2019. [download pdf] [view image]

New brain implants disguise as neurons, offering a potentially safer way to study and treat the brain,” MedicalXpress 25 February 2019. [download pdf]

A very human machine,” EurekAlert! 25 February 2019. [download pdf]

Neuron-like neural probes,” Nature Materials News and Views 25 February 2019. [download pdf]