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“Spring” cleanup: Carbon nanosprings break down marine microplastic pollution

By Lisa McDonald / August 20, 2019

Microplastic pollution is a threat to marine ecosystems. A research collaboration between several Australian and Chinese universities created carbon nanosprings that can break down microplastics into compounds that dissolve harmlessly in water.

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Pantry ingredients help cook cakes and carbon nanotubes equally

By Lisa McDonald / July 2, 2019

Compared to common metallic catalysts, researchers from MIT, Harvard, and NIST found sodium catalysts synthesize carbon nanotubes at far lower temperatures and do not leave residue behind in the final product.

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All-season athletic apparel? Carbon nanotube-coated textile cools when you’re warm and warms when you’re cool

By April Gocha / February 22, 2019

Researchers at University of Maryland reported they developed a carbon-nanotube-coated fabric that is the first of its kind to seamlessly transition between keeping you warm in the cold and cool in the heat—by automatically reacting to body physiology.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / February 13, 2019

Nanoparticles may promote cancer metastasis, ceramic sensors for bridge strain, and other materials stories that may be of interest for February 13, 2019.

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Creating diamonds at room temperature from carbon nanofibers and nanotubes

By Lisa McDonald / February 5, 2019

North Carolina State University researchers successfully created diamonds at room temperature in 2015 using carbon thin films. Now, they accomplished the same feat using carbon nanofibers and nanotubes.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / January 23, 2019

Cartilage-like electrolytes, graphene-carbon nanotubes mimic brain, and other materials stories that may be of interest for January 23, 2019.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Lisa McDonald / November 28, 2018

Sulphur-based batteries, ceramics for fire-resistant cladding core, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 28, 2018.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / November 7, 2018

A solar cell that does double duty for renewable energy, rare earths common in New Zealand, and other materials stories that may be of interest for November 7, 2018.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / October 31, 2018

Carbon nanotubes could give the world better batteries, 3-D printed supercapacitor electrode breaks records, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 31, 2018.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By Faye Oney / October 10, 2018

Metal organic frameworks for converting carbon dioxide to useful chemicals, wind farms might heat up the planet, and other materials stories that may be of interest for October 10, 2018.

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