Archive: 7/06/2007

Strengthening nanotube fluorescence

In a way, nanotubes are nature's smallest candles. These tiny tubes are constructed from carbon atoms and they are so small that it takes about 100,000 laid side-by-side to span the width of a single human hair. In the last ...

dateJun 07, 2007 in Nanomaterials
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Excitons play peek-a-boo on carbon nanotubes

In the quantum world, photons and electrons dance, bump and carry out transactions that govern everything we see in the world around us. In this week's issue of Science, French and U.S. scientists describe a new technique ...

dateJun 07, 2007 in Nanophysics
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Birds, Bees, and Moths Drive Flower Evolution

Flowers evolve in a predictable fashion to match the mouthparts of pollinating birds and insects, rather than engaging in a gradual "arms race" between flower and pollinator, according to a new study by researchers at the ...

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