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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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2010-03-31 10:09:36

A newly discovered path for the conversion of sunlight to electricity could brighten the future for photovoltaic technology.

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2010-03-31 09:24:48

Researchers at the University of South Florida have developed a technique to turn defects in graphene into tiny metallic wires.

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2010-03-29 10:45:00

Scientists have discovered the world’s smallest superconductor, a sheet of four pairs of molecules less than one nanometer wide.

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2010-03-29 07:20:40

By combining a new generation of piezoelectric nanogenerators with two types of nanowire sensors, researchers have created what are believed to be the first self-powered nanometer-scale sensing devices that draw power from the conversion of mechanical energy.

2010-03-18 13:46:46

University of Florida engineering researchers have found they can ignite certain nanoparticles using a low-power laser, a development they say opens the door to a wave of new technologies in health care, computing and automotive design.

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2010-03-15 15:50:54

A team of scientists from Houston's Texas Medical Center this week unveiled a new technique for growing 3-D cell cultures, a technological leap from the flat petri dish that could save millions of dollars in drug-testing costs.

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2010-02-15 07:30:00

Diamond nanowire device could lead to new class of diamond nanomaterials suitable for quantum cryptography, quantum computing, and magnetic field imaging.

2010-01-19 18:33:02

A collaborative research project has brought the world a step closer to producing a new material on which future nanotechnology could be based.


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  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
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