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2012-07-09 17:19:27

What’s 100 times stronger than steel, weighs one-sixth as much and can be snapped like a twig by a tiny air bubble?

2011-04-08 07:49:00

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.

2010-07-15 02:50:39

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.

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2010-05-10 11:19:44

In two new papers, Rice University researchers report using ultracentrifugation (UCF) to create highly purified samples of carbon nanotube species.

2010-04-09 13:02:00

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.

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.

2009-01-27 12:22:00

Nanotechnology Center Planned to Spur Energy Innovation and Job Creation HOUSTON, Jan.

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2008-10-17 13:40:00

Researchers at Florida State University say a material commonly known as "buckypaper" could revolutionize the way everything from airplanes to TVs are made.

2008-08-18 18:00:37

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.

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2007-09-11 06:00:00

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.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.