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Nanotube forests drink water from arid air

(Phys.org) —If you don't want to die of thirst in the desert, be like the beetle. Or have a nanotube cup handy. New research by scientists at Rice University demonstrated that forests of carbon nanotubes ...

dateJun 11, 2014 in Nanomaterials
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Short nanotubes target pancreatic cancer

(Phys.org) —Short, customized carbon nanotubes have the potential to deliver drugs to pancreatic cancer cells and destroy them from within, according to researchers at Rice University and the University ...

dateJun 05, 2014 in Bio & Medicine
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No bioengineered gut bacteria, no glory

The motto "no guts, no glory" may need rewriting if Rice University synthetic biologist Jeff Tabor succeeds in his quest to help the Navy create an edible probiotic bacterium that can help protect sailors ...

dateMay 12, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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