Sapphire Stars in Nanotube Support Role

On crystal surfaces, nanotubes self-guide themselves into dense structures with exciting potential applications as sensors or integrated circuits USC researchers have found that sapphire surfaces spontaneously arrange carbon ...

K-State professor takes chemistry to another world

Astronaut health is one of NASA's top priorities. Once beyond Earth's atmosphere, astronauts are exposed to ionizing radiation and microgravity. Effects from these, along with the potential buildup of toxins in the enclosed ...

Future Computer: Atoms Packed In An "Egg Carton" Of Light?

Scientists at Ohio State University have taken a step toward the development of powerful new computers -- by making tiny holes that contain nothing at all. The holes -- dark spots in an egg carton-shaped surface of laser ...

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