Carbon nanotubes

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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05.10.11
Bee venom used to create ultra-sensitive explosives sensor
05.10.11

Bee venom used to create ultra-sensitive explosives sensor

We knew that well-trained bees were capable of sniffing out dynamite and other explosives, but re...

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03.27.11
Self-strengthening polymer nanocomposite works best under pressure
03.27.11

Self-strengthening polymer nanocomposite works best under pressure

No one keeps carbon nanotubes down -- especially not these guys. The always popular allotropes have...

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