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What’s 100 times stronger than steel, weighs one-sixth as much and can be snapped like a twig by a tiny air bubble?
HOUSTON, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Keith Maxwell announced today that he will be hosting a breakfast to discuss Nanotechnology and its importance to the future of energy and the nation, and to encourage investor involvement in this essential strategic initiative.
Rice University scientists have found the "ultimate" solvent for all kinds of carbon nanotubes (CNTs), a breakthrough that brings the creation of a highly conductive quantum nanowire ever closer.
In two new papers, Rice University researchers report using ultracentrifugation (UCF) to create highly purified samples of carbon nanotube species.
BETHESDA, Md., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Rice University are celebrating the 25th anniversary of a breakthrough that has advanced technology in fields from medicine to baseball.
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.
Nanotechnology Center Planned to Spur Energy Innovation and Job Creation HOUSTON, Jan.
Researchers at Florida State University say a material commonly known as "buckypaper" could revolutionize the way everything from airplanes to TVs are made.
By MEREDITH PRICE LEVITT Nanotechnology takes the concept of small to new heights. Derived from the Greek word nanos, which means dwarf, nanotechnology deals with structures that are approximately one- billionth of a meter in size.
In the summer of 2002, MIT's new Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies (ISN) found itself at the center of a controversy. The subject of debate was not the technical specifications of a new nanomaterial or a breakthrough in nanoscale electronics. It was about a comic book.