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Researchers demonstrate the formation of interconnected carbon nanostructures on graphene

Engineers from the University of Pennsylvania, Sandia National Laboratories and Rice University have demonstrated the formation of interconnected carbon nanostructures on graphene substrate in a simple assembly process that involves heating few-layer graphene sheets to sublimation using electric current that may eventually lead to a new paradigm for building integrated carbon-based devices.

Jun 10th, 2009

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Electronic nose to sniff out kidney disease in exhaled breath

Scientists in Israel have identified the key substances in exhaled breath associated with healthy and diseased kidneys - raising expectations, they say, for development of long-sought diagnostic and screening tests that literally sniff out chronic renal failure in its earliest and most treatable stages.

Jun 10th, 2009

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Super sponges soak up gas

Researchers in the US have shown that a recently discovered class of compound based on light elements can store gas at least as efficiently as the most promising metal organic framework (MOF) candidates.

Jun 10th, 2009

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