New form of superhard carbon observed
An amorphous diamond one that lacks the crystalline structure of diamond, but is every bit as hard has been created by a Stanford-led team of researchers.
Researchers predict material 'denser than diamond'
(PhysOrg.com) -- Stony Brook University graduate student Qiang Zhu, together with Professor of Geosciences and Physics, Artem R. Oganov, postdoc Andriy O. Lyakhov and their colleagues from the University de ...
New carbon allotrope could have a variety of applications
Carbon nanotubes show promise for high-speed genetic sequencing
(PhysOrg.com) -- Faster sequencing of DNA holds enormous potential for biology and medicine, particularly for personalized diagnosis and customized treatment based on each individual's genomic makeup. At present ...