Nanotube

09.05.16
Carbon nanotube transistors promise faster, leaner processors

Carbon nanotube transistors promise faster, leaner processors

Researchers have finally overcome the limitations that prevent carbon nanotubes from outrunning their old-school counterparts.

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02.15.15
Microscopic gold tubes can both detect and destroy cancer cells
02.15.15

Microscopic gold tubes can both detect and destroy cancer cells

There's no doubt that doctors would prefer to treat cancer as soon as they spot it, and it looks l...

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03.17.14
MIT's bionic plants could be used as energy factories and sensors
03.17.14

MIT's bionic plants could be used as energy factories and sensors

In many ways, plants are ideal technology hosts -- they're outdoor-friendly, self-healing and poll...

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01.21.14
Heat-sensitive solar cell could lead to much more on-demand energy
01.21.14

Heat-sensitive solar cell could lead to much more on-demand energy

It's tough to build solar cells that capture both heat and light -- most of these multi-talented d...

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05.11.13
University of Georgia stops plant photosynthesis to generate solar power
05.11.13

University of Georgia stops plant photosynthesis to generate solar power

There's a more efficient way to harvest energy from the backyard than by wiring up hapless critter...

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10.10.12
MIT pencils in carbon nanotube gas sensor that's cheaper, less hazardous (video)
10.10.12

MIT pencils in carbon nanotube gas sensor that's cheaper, less hazardous (video)

Carbon nanotube-based sensors are good at sniffing out all kinds of things, but applying the cylin...

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09.30.12
New process for nanotube semiconductors could be graphene's ticket to primetime (video)
09.30.12

New process for nanotube semiconductors could be graphene's ticket to primetime (video)

In many ways, graphene is one of technology's sickest jokes. The tantalizing promise of cheap to p...

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06.22.12
All-carbon solar cell draws power from near-infrared light, our energy future is literally that much brighter
06.22.12

All-carbon solar cell draws power from near-infrared light, our energy future is literally that much brighter

What's this orange-like patch, you ask? It's a layer of carbon nanotubes on silicon, and it might...

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