Carbonnanotubes

04.02.12
Sensitive scales can weigh individual atoms, ensure perfect recipes
04.02.12

Sensitive scales can weigh individual atoms, ensure perfect recipes

Those of you who have navigated beyond using an Easy-Bake Oven will know that weighing out ingredi...

By D. Cooper,   04.02.12
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02.15.12
GE turns butterfly-inspired tech into cheap, accurate thermal sensors (video)
02.15.12

GE turns butterfly-inspired tech into cheap, accurate thermal sensors (video)

When last we heard from GE and its Morpho-butterfly inspired sensors, all the talk was about detect...

By T. O'Brien,   02.15.12
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01.30.12
Nanotech-enhanced 'smart paint' promises to detect structural damage
01.30.12

Nanotech-enhanced 'smart paint' promises to detect structural damage

We've seen scientists explore a number of ways to make paint "smarter" over the years, and now a t...

By D. Melanson,   01.30.12
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01.28.12
IBM builds 9 nanometer carbon nanotube transistor, puts silicon on notice
01.28.12

IBM builds 9 nanometer carbon nanotube transistor, puts silicon on notice

It's not the smallest transistor out there, but the boffins at IBM have constructed the tiniest car...

By M. Gorman,   01.28.12
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12.15.11
Cheap electronic skin edges us closer to cyberpunk future
12.15.11

Cheap electronic skin edges us closer to cyberpunk future

Researchers working for the Department of Energy's Berkeley Lab have figured out how to create re...

By P. Cohen,   12.15.11
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10.31.11
Researchers use inkjet acumen to create wireless explosive sensor from paper
10.31.11

Researchers use inkjet acumen to create wireless explosive sensor from paper

Meet Krishna Naishadham and Xiaojuan (Judy) Song. They're researchers at the Georgia Institute...

By A. Toor,   10.31.11
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10.25.11
Stanford builds super-stretchy skin sensor out of carbon nanotubes (video)
10.25.11

Stanford builds super-stretchy skin sensor out of carbon nanotubes (video)

An artificial skin that senses pressure, pinches and touch sounds like a macguffin from The Out...

By D. Cooper,   10.25.11
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10.06.11
Dipping capacitors and batteries in nanotubes could improve capacity
10.06.11

Dipping capacitors and batteries in nanotubes could improve capacity

Stanford researchers figured out that, by dipping electrodes for super capacitors in a solution of c...

By T. O'Brien,   10.06.11
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10.05.11
Invisibility cloak made of carbon nanotubes uses 'mirage effect' to disappear
10.05.11

Invisibility cloak made of carbon nanotubes uses 'mirage effect' to disappear

If the phrase "I solemnly swear I'm up to no good" means anything to you, you'll be happy to know...

By L. Leavitt,   10.05.11
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