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Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are allotropes of carbon with a cylindrical nanostructure. Nanotubes have been constructed with length-to-diameter ratio of up to 28,000,000:1, which is significantly larger than any other material. These cylindrical carbon molecules have novel properties that make them potentially useful in many applications in nanotechnology, electronics, optics and other fields of materials science, as well as potential uses in architectural fields. They exhibit extraordinary strength and unique electrical properties, and are efficient conductors of heat. Their final usage, however, may be limited by their potential toxicity.
Rice University study reveals carbon nanotube fibers can provide two-way connection with neurons

Rice University study reveals carbon nanotube fibers can provide two-way connection with neurons

Lintec to commercialize carbon nanotubes developed at UTD

Lintec to commercialize carbon nanotubes developed at UTD

Breakthrough research could lead to prosthetic retinas for people suffering from retinal damage

Breakthrough research could lead to prosthetic retinas for people suffering from retinal damage

New study describes revolutionary novel device that has potential to treat eye diseases

New study describes revolutionary novel device that has potential to treat eye diseases

Scientists receive federal grant to track how multi-walled carbon nanotubes interact with human cells

Scientists receive federal grant to track how multi-walled carbon nanotubes interact with human cells

Carbon nanotube paper offers potential to miniaturize mass spectrometers

Carbon nanotube paper offers potential to miniaturize mass spectrometers

Nanomedicine – Past, Present and Future

Nanomedicine – Past, Present and Future

Professor wins NSF CAREER grant to develop 5-D in vivo image of atherosclerotic plaques

Professor wins NSF CAREER grant to develop 5-D in vivo image of atherosclerotic plaques

Study shows plasma-treated carbon nanotubes are ideal for water purification

Study shows plasma-treated carbon nanotubes are ideal for water purification

Arrays of nanoscale sensors detect flaws in drugs and help improve production

Arrays of nanoscale sensors detect flaws in drugs and help improve production

Non-invasive odor analysis: A valuable technique for early diagnosis of melanoma

Non-invasive odor analysis: A valuable technique for early diagnosis of melanoma

Pitt chemists find new way to detect and monitor diabetes

Pitt chemists find new way to detect and monitor diabetes

Penn researchers develop nanotechnology-inspired technique for diagnosing Lyme disease

Penn researchers develop nanotechnology-inspired technique for diagnosing Lyme disease

Nanomix announces allowance of patent application for carbon nanotube technology

Nanomix announces allowance of patent application for carbon nanotube technology

Technion, Alpha Szenszor partner to commercialize lung cancer diagnostics

Technion, Alpha Szenszor partner to commercialize lung cancer diagnostics

Researcher details creation of innovative cardiac patches that utilize nanotechnology

Researcher details creation of innovative cardiac patches that utilize nanotechnology

New therapeutic ultrasound approach could lead to an invisible knife for noninvasive surgery

New therapeutic ultrasound approach could lead to an invisible knife for noninvasive surgery

TU Darmstadt’s biosensor can diagnose African sleeping sickness before it breaks out

TU Darmstadt’s biosensor can diagnose African sleeping sickness before it breaks out

Rensselaer nano-photonics expert named American Association for the Advancement of Science fellow

Rensselaer nano-photonics expert named American Association for the Advancement of Science fellow

OSU researchers use carbon nanotubes to increase the speed of biological sensors

OSU researchers use carbon nanotubes to increase the speed of biological sensors