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Novel Light Weight Polymers Made Up of Carbon Nanotubes
...fessor Mool C. Gupta and his team have used carbon nanotubes
to unite the virtues of plastics and metals in a n...composite material is a mixture of plastic, carbon nanotubes
and a foaming agent, making it extremely lightweight, corrosion-proof and cheaper to produce than me...
Attempt to Build Artificial Muscles from Carbon Nanofibres in the Offing
...sult soon succumb to fatigue and fail. To test the nanotubes
ability to resist fatigue, the team led by Victor ...-millimetre-square block in which many millions of nanotubes
were aligned vertically, and repeatedly compressed it between two steel plates once every 0.75 secon...
Drug Eluting Nanostructured Coatings Enable Targeted Drug Therapy for Orthopedic Patients
...a, San Francisco demonstrate how they have created nanotubes
from biocompatible metal oxides that can hold ther...of time. In the case of orthopedic implants with nanotubes
on the implant surfaces, drugs such as antibiotics can be loaded in the tubes and released right at ...
Bubbles may Pave Way for Producing Nanoscale Electronic Components
...tron microscopes, and found that the nanowires and nanotubes
had become neatly lined up vertically towards the ... it. Having a simple way to align nanowires and nanotubes
with a particular density could help integrate such components into electronic and optical devices, ...
Titan may Produce Glucose Watches Soon
...o-technology. The watch is likely to have carbon nanotubes
at its bottom touching the skin. Connected to an e...n. The sensors could be of single-walled carbon nanotubes
tiny cylinders made from single sheets of carbon. Robust, nanotubes
don't degrade under high temper...
Carbon Nanoneedles For Drug Delivery
...ers based in the UK has found a way to make carbon nanotubes
easily cross biological barriers, opening up the p..., University of London, chemically modified carbon nanotubes
by adding a range of different functional groups and found that they were able to enter a variety of...
Age of Medical Miracles has come upon us
...eutic drugs. Besides other devices known as carbon nanotubes
could be used to bridge severed nerves. Genetics researcher Professor John Shine said a new generation of drugs would help cure diseases such as cancer without damaging healthy cells. He said, "They are smart drugs because they are designed to in...
Tiniest Nanoscale Test Tubes Corked; Holds Promise In Cancer Treatment
... have spent years experimenting with drug-carrying nanotubes
or nanoparticles. ‘Nano’ stems from nanotechnolo...tary, so they bond with one another. Billions of nanotubes
could fit on a postage stamp and therefore, ‘we do not put individual caps in each nanotube, the way...
Heparin Based Nanoscale Materials Developed For Dialysis Treatment
...n composite membranes and fibers and coated carbon nanotubes
are an enabling technology,’ says Saravanababu Murugesan, a recent doctoral graduate in chemical and biological engineering at Rensselaer and lead author of the paper. ‘Our results show these novel materials have great promise in the development of i...
Absorption Of Carbon Nanotube Measured In Worms Revolutionize Cancer Research
...noparticles into worms and cancer cells. // Carbon nanotubes
were discovered in 1991, and have a great value in...em was that it's not known how multi-walled carbon nanotubes
will impact the living environment. This discovery can now help the scientists in understanding how ...
Microscopic Nanobombs Blow Apart Breast Cancer Cells
...mbs were a byproduct of extensive work with carbon nanotubes
for the last two years. The main aim of the project was to see if these nanotubes
could be used as drug delivery vehicles. "When you put the atoms in different shapes and forms, they...
Researchers developed world’s smallest toothbrus
...tube growth in that end. The size of the bundle of nanotubes
will typically be some micrometers in diameter. The brush can clean extremely well the very small particles using electrostatic interactions. The handle of the three pronged brush is attached with a small electric motor that can clean the contaminan...