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Nano World: Stabilizing explosive elements

Capsules only nanometers or billionths of a meter wide that stabilize extremely dangerous compounds normally prone to igniting or exploding can safely generate more than enough hydrogen gas to beat U.S. Department of Energy ...

Jun 26, 2006
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Nanodisk Codes

Researchers at Northwestern University have devised a way to use billionth-of-a-meter-sized disks to create codes that could be used to encrypt information, serve as biological labels, and even tag and track ...

Dec 27, 2007 feature
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Carbon-Nanotube Toxicity Test Tricks Scientists

Recent research has revealed that a standard cell-viability test may be causing carbon-nanotubes to “fake” toxicity. This work may explain why some studies have concluded that carbon nanotubes – which are being studied ...

Sep 05, 2006 feature
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