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2010-04-07 14:25:37

Team of more than 20 researchers directed white blood cells containing the oxidizing enzyme “myeloperoxidase” to attack nanotubes, reducing their unhealthful effects and prompting natural biodegradation, says report in “Nature Nanotechnology.”

2010-04-05 10:10:18

A team of Swedish and American scientists has shown for the first time that carbon nanotubes can be broken down by an enzyme - myeloperoxidase (MPO) - found in white blood cells.

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2010-04-01 13:23:40

A closer look at a promising nanotube coating that might one day improve solar cells has turned up a few unexpected wrinkles, according to new research conducted at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and North Dakota State University (NDSU)—research that also may help scientists iron out a solution.

2010-02-23 14:27:19

Current body protheses do not last more than 10-15 years. After this time, the operation has to be repeated in order to change prothesis.

2010-01-28 15:18:14

Phase transitions – changes of matter from one state to another without altering its chemical makeup – are an important part of life in our three-dimensional world.

2010-01-25 13:33:07

Dry printing of nanotube patterns to any surface could revolutionize microelectronics and more.

2009-11-27 07:52:00

DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Cromoz Inc., located in Research Triangle Park, will initiate water-soluble carbon nanotube-based cancer drug delivery system in Hyderabad, India.

2009-11-20 09:44:39

Most people would like to be able to charge their cell phones and other personal electronics quickly and not too often. A recent discovery made by UC San Diego engineers could lead to carbon nanotube-based supercapacitors that could do just this.

2009-11-03 07:59:44

Rice University scientists yesterday unveiled a method for the industrial-scale processing of pure carbon-nanotube fibers that could lead to revolutionary advances in materials science, power distribution and nanoelectronics.

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2009-10-02 09:50:08

Researchers have overcome a major obstacle in efforts to use tiny structures called carbon nanotubes to create a new class of electronics that would be faster and smaller than conventional silicon-based transistors.


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