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Electric field can align silver nanowires

Scientists have discovered how to align silver nanowires in a controlled manner with an electric field. Their technique offers a possible route to sculpting and writing on nanowires, an ability that will likely ...

May 17, 2006 feature
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Carbyne is stronger than any known material

( —A paper on Arxiv presents a detailed look at the properties of carbyne, stronger than graphene and diamond, a true supermaterial. The paper is titled, "Carbyne from first principles: Chain ...

Aug 20, 2013 weblog
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Future Computer Chips Could Be Cooled With Nanofluid

“This is the next generation of cooling devices,” Dr. Hongbin Ma tells With a group of students at the University of Missouri-Columbia, and colleagues at Argonne National Laboratory and Intel Corporation, ...

Apr 20, 2006 feature
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New material stops bleeding in seconds

MIT and Hong Kong University researchers have shown that some simple biodegradable liquids can stop bleeding in wounded rodents within seconds, a development that could significantly impact medicine.

Oct 10, 2006
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Physics graduate creates graphene resonator

In the world of cutting-edge physics, discoveries are often made using intricate procedures and elaborate, expensive instruments. But a paper by Cornell graduate student Scott Bunch and colleagues shows how ...

Feb 18, 2007
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New Properties Discovered for Nanotube Sheets

A team of nanotechnologists at The University of Texas at Dallas, along with Brazilian collaborators, have discovered that sheets of carbon nanotubes can produce bizarre mechanical properties when stretched ...

Apr 25, 2008
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