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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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New Organic Gold-Nanoparticle Memory Device

Researchers have developed a new memory device that uses gold nanoparticles and the organic semiconducting compound pentacene. This novel pairing is a key step forward in the drive to develop organic "plastic" ...

Feb 14, 2007 feature
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Physicists capture first images of atomic spin

(PhysOrg.com) -- Though scientists argue that the emerging technology of spintronics may trump conventional electronics for building the next generation of faster, smaller, more efficient computers and high-tech ...

Apr 26, 2010
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Simple Magnet Can Control Color of Liquid

University of California, Riverside nanotechnologists have succeeded in controlling the color of very small particles of iron oxide suspended in water simply by applying an external magnetic field to the solution. ...

Jul 03, 2007
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