Some carbon nanotubes deplete beneficial microbes in certain soils
(Phys.org)—Some types of carbon nanotubes used for strengthening plastics and other materials may have an adverse effect on soil microbiology and soil microbial processes, a Purdue University study shows.
In nanotube growth, errors are not an option
(Phys.org) -- At the right temperature, with the right catalyst, theres no reason a perfect single-walled carbon nanotube 50,000 times thinner than a human hair cant be grown a meter long.
Nanotubes take flight: Scientists use nanomaterials to grow flying carpets, 'odako' kites
(PhysOrg.com) -- With products that range from carpets to kites, you’d think Rice University chemist Bob Hauge was running a department store. What he's really running is a revolution in the world of carbon ...