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Nano World: Carbon nanotube capacitors

Carbon nanotubes could help release and hold electrical energy, for potential use in everything from microchips to hybrid cars, experts told UPI's Nano World.

dateFeb 03, 2006 in
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Gold Nanoparticles Prove to Be Hot Stuff

Gold nanoparticles are highly efficient and sensitive “handles” for biological molecules being manipulated and tracked by lasers, but they also can heat up fast—by tens of degrees in just a few nanoseconds—which ...

dateAug 31, 2006 in Nanomaterials
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'Nanobubbles' kill cancer cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- Using lasers and nanoparticles, scientists at Rice University have discovered a new technique for singling out individual diseased cells and destroying them with tiny explosions. The scientists used lasers ...

dateFeb 04, 2010 in Bio & Medicine
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