Tag: "nanotubes" at medical news
Breakthrough! UNC scientists' research promises improved X-ray machines using carbon nanotubes
...h as the human hand. The advantage of using carbon nanotubes
is that machines incorporating them can work at ro...ular press, have shown a lot of interest in carbon nanotubes
because of numerous potential applications," Zhou said. "They are very strong tubular structures for...
Physics tip sheet #35
...ill have become too small to be turned off. Carbon nanotubes
are the leading candidate to replace silicon, having already been shown to carry more current per unit of width. It has so far been difficult to say what happens when they are made shorter, because the switching action in a nanotube transistor depend...
DuPont-led scientists unveil key nanotechnology discovery with use of DNA
...ting by Sequence-Dependent DNA Assembly." Carbon nanotubes
possess excellent electrical properties that make ...ochips. When they are fabricated, however, carbon nanotubes
of different electronic types randomly clump together, deterring consistent conductivity. The abili...
Tiny nanotube antennas may yield better signals in cell phones, televisions
...e significantly enhanced in the container with the nanotubes
compared to those without nanotubes, Kosko says. Although much testing needs to be conducted before the structures are proven to be of practical use, Kosko sees big potential for the little tubes. He says they show promise for improving "spread spect...
Monitoring life, one breath at a time
...lectronic interactions between polymers and carbon nanotubes
that sense CO2 can also yield photo-sensitive devices that record the binary "on" and "off" patterns of digital memory. The memory is written optically, but read and erased electronically. When researchers shine light on the polymer-coated nanotube ...
Dec. 10-12 Japanese-American Frontiers of Science Meeting in Irvine, Calif.
...rch. Topics of discussion this year include carbon nanotubes
and nanowires, evolution of the universe, Mars, stem cells and genetic reprogramming, and algorithmic approaches to music composition....
Selective coatings create biological sensors from carbon nanotubes
... Ill. -- Protein-encapsulated single-walled carbon nanotubes
that alter their fluorescence in the presence of s...inuous monitoring of blood glucose level. "Carbon nanotubes
naturally fluoresce in the near-infrared region of the spectrum where human tissue and biological fl...
Carbon nanotubes yield a new class of biological sensors
...ensor, Strano and his collaborators first coat the nanotubes
with a "molecular sheath": a one-molecule-thick la...ent response. Then the researchers load the coated nanotubes
into a needle-thin capillary tube that can safely be implanted into the body. The capillary keeps th...
CAS science spotlight identifies most requested article
...od -barrel for use in catalysis. These barrels or nanotubes
permit the storage and movement of chemical substances and have wide applicability in such diverse fields as catalysis, pharmacology, gene therapy, and materials science. The authors, editors and publisher associated with the most requested article w...