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Move over, silicon, there's a new circuit in town

( —When it comes to electronics, silicon will now have to share the spotlight. In a paper recently published in Nature Communications, researchers from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering describe how they have ...

dateJun 17, 2014 in Nanophysics
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Team bolsters batteries with nanotubes

Researchers at the Energy Department's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) are turning to extremely tiny tubes and rods to boost power and durability in lithium-ion batteries, the energy sources for cell phones, laptops, ...

dateJun 17, 2014 in Nanomaterials
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Nanotube forests drink water from arid air

( —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 can be made to ...

dateJun 11, 2014 in Nanomaterials
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Short nanotubes target pancreatic cancer

( —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 of Texas MD Anderson ...

dateJun 05, 2014 in Bio & Medicine
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