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Carbon nanotubes ((CNTs) are five times less dense than steel and approximately 30 times stronger. Their mechanical properties make them ideal candidates for the mechanical reinforcement of polymers.
Apr 3rd, 2006
Greatly expanding on previously reported work on platinum nanostructures, researchers at Sandia National Laboratories just released a new paper describing a range of novel platinum nanostructures with potential applications in fuel and solar cells as well as nanotags in biomedicine.
Mar 31st, 2006
The race to patent anything related to nanotechnology continues to produce a flood of patents in the U.S., with the number of patents on average growing by over 30% every year since 2000.
Mar 30th, 2006
French and U.S. researchers designed a nanomechanical DNA switch controlled by the rate of temperature variation, thereby providing a flexible, scalable alternative to simultaneous chemical control of different DNA switches at equilibrium.
Mar 29th, 2006
A new method for preparation of a double-layered nanoporous membrane suitable for virus filtration was developed.
Mar 28th, 2006
Researchers in the Netherlands investigated novel milk protein nanotubes with potentially interesting applications in the food and pharma industries.
Mar 27th, 2006
Researchers in Switzerland for the first time managed the detection of a protein with inorganic nanopores, opening such possibilities as drug screening on a single molecule level.
Mar 24th, 2006
Spanish researchers have shown that carbon nanotubes (CNTs) constitute the ideal templates for the formation of one-dimensional strings of metal nanoparticles, with potential uses as waveguides, that would allow the miniaturization of devices below the diffraction limit and as catalytic motors.
Mar 23rd, 2006