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Nanotech

"Smart Clothing" Closer to Reality with Development of Carbon Nanotube Sensors

A proximity sensor. / Photo by: Joongbae Kim via Wikimedia Commons Sensors being developed can pave the way for the creation of “smart clothing.” Made of carbon nanotubes these sensor...

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Study Finds Gold Nanoparticles Can Bind with Cyanide in Freshwater Environment

Unknown to others, scientists had found gold nanoparticles that can bring danger into aquatic life. / Photo by: Nelro via Wikimedia Commons Nanoparticles are used in many industries and consumer ...

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New Smart Skin Technology Gives Robots the Sense of Touch

Researchers at the University of Texas in Arlington patented a sensitive skin that can be used by robots for detection. / Photo by: EMBaero via Wikimedia Commons A smart skin technology that will...

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Nano-Sized Fibers Can Reduce the Body’s Fat Absorption by Almost 50 Percent

Researchers at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore developed nano-sized cellulose fibers to control food absorption to prevent obesity. / Photo by: Kimchi.sg via Wikimedia Commons A tea...

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New Organic Compound Shows Potential in Development of More Efficient, Safer Flow Batteries

A flow battery. Researchers are now making Methuselah Quinone, a organic compound that will be used for developing more efficient and safer flow batties. / Photo by: Idaho National Laboratory via Flic...

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Microstructure in Seed Coats May Result in Strong, More Flexible Materials

The University of New Hampshire where the research about seeds that can enhance flexiblility and strength of a material were conducted. / Photo by: Millyard800 via Wikimedia Commons Inspired by n...

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