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Superheating Nanoparticles

“For quite a long time people have been measuring the melting points of small particles,” Shaun Hendy tells PhysOrg.com. “They’ve found that the melting point decreases and this decrease is in inverse proportion to the ...

Jul 24, 2006 4.3 / 5 (31) 0 feature

Turbocharged Nanomotors

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nanorobots that are introduced into the body to eradicate tumor cells or clean out clogged arteries are not just science fiction; they are a realistic vision of the technological possibilities of the not-so-distant ...

Oct 29, 2008 4.5 / 5 (29) 4

Orienting Flow in Carbon Nanotubes

(PhysOrg.com) -- Carbon nanotubes provide some of the most interesting possibilities for future technology. One of the more intriguing possibilities – with a variety of practical applications – is using carbon nanotubes ...

Sep 02, 2008 4.6 / 5 (28) 0 feature