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Carbon nanotubes and graphene: Patience please!

By / January 6, 2011

One of the editors at Nature has written a good (free) article that provides some of important perspective about the movement of nano-carbon products (fullerenes, carbon nanotubes and, more recently, graphene) from lab to sustainable markets. Richard Van Noorden, with quotes from a number or researchers and business reps, describes what a tricky path it…

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Poneman still a problem

By / June 29, 2009

Back in April I posted about concerns I had about the Obama administration appointment of Daniel B. Poneman as deputy secretary for the DOE. Just to recap, Poneman isn’t a scientist but does have expertise in the areas of arms control, nuclear proliferation and export controls. He is also an “insider” with the inside-the-beltway think-tankers,…

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