Nanotube

November 29, 2016
Nanotubes can turn water solid when it should be boiling
November 29, 2016

Nanotubes can turn water solid when it should be boiling

Forget everything you thought you knew about hot water.

By S. Buckley,   November 29, 2016
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September 5, 2016
Carbon nanotube transistors promise faster, leaner processors
September 5, 2016

Carbon nanotube transistors promise faster, leaner processors

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

By J. Fingas,   September 5, 2016
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February 15, 2015
Microscopic gold tubes can both detect and destroy cancer cells
February 15, 2015

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 loo...

By J. Fingas,   February 15, 2015
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March 17, 2014
MIT's bionic plants could be used as energy factories and sensors
March 17, 2014

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...

By J. Fingas,   March 17, 2014
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January 21, 2014
Heat-sensitive solar cell could lead to much more on-demand energy
January 21, 2014

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-talent...

By J. Fingas,   January 21, 2014
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May 11, 2013
University of Georgia stops plant photosynthesis to generate solar power
May 11, 2013

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 cri...

By J. Fingas,   May 11, 2013
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October 10, 2012
MIT pencils in carbon nanotube gas sensor that's cheaper, less hazardous (video)
October 10, 2012

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 cyli...

By S. Dent,   October 10, 2012
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September 30, 2012
New process for nanotube semiconductors could be graphene's ticket to primetime (video)
September 30, 2012

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...

By J. Trew,   September 30, 2012
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June 22, 2012
All-carbon solar cell draws power from near-infrared light, our energy future is literally that much brighter
June 22, 2012

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...

By J. Fingas,   June 22, 2012
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