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Researchers have created a ceramic that stretches to 10 times its original length in record time.
A novel coating may offer a new way to fend off microbial buildup on catheters, artificial hips, and replacement cardiac valves.
A method for coating silicon with high-performance semiconductors such as gallium arsenide may make faster, low-power microcircuits both cheaper and more widespread.
Researchers have designed simple new films for indicating the presence of worrisome airborne chemicals.
Some nonstick coatings such as Teflon break down at high temperatures into undesirable compounds that persist in the environment.
Researchers have created new coatings that break down toxins and keep mirrors from fogging when the materials are exposed to visible light.
Researchers have discovered how the orientation of amino acid molecules can make a growing crystal take on either a right- or a left-handed form.
Researchers have made an array of transistors out of carbon nanotubes.
Researchers have made a lightbulb that depends on carbon nanotubes for its glow.
Researchers have created the smallest stable, freestanding inorganic nanotubes yet.
Researchers have made nanotubes with specific sizes and traits by designing molecules that self-assemble.
Researchers have made crystals that reversibly change their surface shape when hit by light.
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