Scientists Work on Developing Computer Chips Made from Nanotubes

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Scientists have developed new methods that could result in the production of higher-performance computer chips made from tiny straws of carbon nanotubes. It’s been known for a long time that these nanotubes have electronic properties superior to current silicon-based devices.

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Nanoparticle Pollution Affects Crop Growth

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Metallic nanoparticles are key ingredients in products such as sunscreen, cosmetics, diesel fuel, as well as odor-eating socks. This in turn causes them to end up in the soil, with somewhat troubling consequences.

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