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MIT engineers build advanced microprocessor out of carbon nanotubes

September 2, 2019

After years of tackling numerous design and manufacturing challenges, MIT researchers have built a modern microprocessor from carbon…
Scientists found a green way of clearing out microplastics without harming local microorganisms

August 1, 2019

Humans are dirty animals. Wherever we step, we leave piles of trash that just doesn’t go away. World’s…
Oddball edge wins nanotube faceoff

July 30, 2019

When is a circle less stable than a jagged loop? Apparently when you’re talking about carbon nanotubes. Rice…
Carbon nanotube tape stays sticky in extreme temperatures

July 11, 2019

In very hot or cold environments, conventional tape can lose its stickiness and leave behind an annoying residue.…
Antennas of flexible nanotube films an alternative for electronics

June 11, 2019

Antennas made of carbon nanotube films are just as efficient as copper for wireless applications, according to researchers…
Pantry ingredients can help grow carbon nanotubes

May 30, 2019

Baking soda, table salt, and detergent are surprisingly effective ingredients for cooking up carbon nanotubes, researchers at MIT…
Fighting counterfeit with carbon nanotubes

May 20, 2019

Researchers at IMDEA Nanociencia have developed a physically unclonable function based on carbon nanotubes with potential applications in…
NASA to Advance Unique 3D Printed Sensor Technology

February 16, 2019

A NASA technologist is taking miniaturization to the extreme. Mahmooda Sultana won funding to advance a potentially revolutionary,…
Carbon nanotubes mime biology

December 18, 2018

Cellular membranes serve as an ideal example of a system that is multifunctional, tunable, precise and efficient. Efforts…
NASA Looking to Tiny Technology for Big Payoffs

October 31, 2018

NASA is advancing technology that could use large amounts of nanoscale materials to launch lighter rockets and spacecraft…
A Japanese Company is About to Test a Tiny Space Elevator… in Space

September 11, 2018

Let’s be honest, launching things into space with rockets is a pretty inefficient way to do things. Not…
Two-faced edge makes nanotubes obey

August 1, 2018

Growing a batch of carbon nanotubes that are all the same may not be as simple as researchers had hoped,…
“These could revolutionize the world” — Pint cracks code to cheap, small carbon nanotubes

May 29, 2018

Imagine a box you plug into the wall that cleans your toxic air and pays you cash. That’s…
NASA Eyes Highly Versatile Carbon-Nanotube Technology for Different Spaceflight Applications

May 11, 2018

An ultra-dark coating comprised of nearly invisible shag rug-like strands made of pure carbon is proving to be…
Inspired by nature: Design for new electrode could boost supercapacitors’ performance

February 23, 2018

Mechanical engineers from the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science and four other institutions have…
Study boosts hope for cheaper fuel cells

January 8, 2018

Nitrogen-doped carbon nanotubes or modified graphene nanoribbons may be suitable replacements for platinum for fast oxygen reduction, the…
Highly Flexible, Razor-Thin Motion Sensors a Major Step towards Advanced Wearable Technology

November 20, 2017

With wearable technology taking off all around the globe, researchers have been working on making its component parts…
New motion sensors a major step toward low-cost, high-performance wearable technology

November 17, 2017

Researchers from the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering have developed a class of breakthrough motion sensors that could herald…
Nanotube fiber antennas as capable as copper

October 24, 2017

Fibers made of carbon nanotubes configured as wireless antennas can be as good as copper antennas but 20…
Perfecting the spider’s art support NIF targets

August 29, 2017

Materials scientist Xavier Lepro can’t grow his “spider webs” fast enough to swing from skyscrapers like Spiderman, but…
Carbon nanotubes worth their salt

August 27, 2017

Lawrence Livermore (LLNL) scientists, in collaboration with researchers at Northeastern University(link is external), have developed carbon nanotube pores that can…
Heavy metals in water meet their match

July 27, 2017

Carbon nanotubes immobilized in a tuft of quartz fiber have the power to remove toxic heavy metals from…
Carbon nanotubes stand at attention

July 25, 2017

Just as members of a marching band align themselves for a performance, carbon nanotubes create a similar configuration.…
Carbon nanotubes mimic biology

July 7, 2017

Proteins in lipid membranes are one of the fundamental building blocks of biological functionality. Lawrence Livermore researchers have…
New 3-D chip combines computing and data storage

July 5, 2017

As embedded intelligence is finding its way into ever more areas of our lives, fields ranging from autonomous…
Nanotechnology Flight Test: Material Impact on the Future

May 17, 2017

Mastering the intricacies of controlling matter at the nanoscale level is part of a revolutionary quest to apply…
Graphene foam gets big and tough

February 14, 2017

A chunk of conductive graphene foam reinforced by carbon nanotubes can support more than 3,000 times its own…
Nanotube growth moving in the right direction

February 13, 2017

For the first time, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists and collaborators have captured a movie(link is external) of…
Update: Carbon Nanotubes can Make Water Freeze even at Boiling Temperatures

November 30, 2016

As everyone with at least a basic grasp of science knows, water, at sea level, starts to boil…
Spinach Plants Engineered with Nanotechnology Can Detect Explosive

November 1, 2016

A team of scientists, including a UC Riverside assistant professor, embedded spinach leaves with carbon nanotubes to transform…
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