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Scientist warns of nanotechnology dangers

A British scientist is warning that hundreds of nanotechnology products are about to go on sale despite a lack of biological safety testing.

May 03, 2006
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Surface plasmons enhance nanostructure possibilities

As technology becomes smaller and smaller, scientists work to find solutions to a variety of problems in many different fields. It is known that light could be used for studying molecules and atoms, as well as for solving ...

Sep 18, 2007 feature
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IBM builds first IC around a single carbon nanotube

IBM today announced that its researchers have built the first complete electronic integrated circuit around a single “carbon nanotube” molecule, a new material that shows promise for providing enhanced ...

Mar 24, 2006
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Scientists Make Flexible, Polymer-Based Data Storage

The future of the electronics industry is believed by many to lie in organic materials – polymers that conduct electricity. Because they are ultra lightweight, flexible, and low-cost, they may lead to a whole new class ...

Aug 01, 2007 feature
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Toshiba's 'NanoBattery' Recharges In Only One Minute

Toshiba Corporation today announced a breakthrough in lithium-ion batteries that makes long recharge times a thing of the past. The company's new battery can recharge 80% of a battery's energy capacity in ...

Mar 29, 2005
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The longest carbon nanotubes you've ever seen

Using techniques that could revolutionize manufacturing for certain materials, researchers have grown carbon nanotubes that are the longest in the world. While still slightly less than 2 centimeters long, ...

May 10, 2007
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