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  • noun Plural form of nanotube.

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  • Made with ribbons of carbon 'nanotubes' - tiny hollow tubes of carbon - the material can expand to 220 per cent of its original length or width in milliseconds when electrically charged.

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  • The image, based on an original drawing by Shepard Fairey, is just wider than 500 microns and is made of approximately 150 million tiny carbon nanotubes, which is about the number of Americans who voted on November 4, according to John Hart at University of Michigan.

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  • Print Nanotube yarns twist like muscles Yarns made of the tiny straws of carbon called nanotubes have an astounding ability to twist as they contract, scientists have found. reported in Science, is similar to the action of muscles found in elephant trunks and squid tentacles.

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  • However, the team's research found that some kinds of stretching cause microscopic 'wrinkles' in the coating that disrupt the random arrangement of the nanotubes, which is what makes the coating conduct electricity.

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  • A team at an infant company is using tiny carbon structures called nanotubes to store electricity.

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  • However, the team's research found that some kinds of stretching cause microscopic 'wrinkles' in the coating that disrupt the random arrangement of the nanotubes, which is what makes the coating conduct electricity.

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  • However, the team's research found that some kinds of stretching cause microscopic 'wrinkles' in the coating that disrupt the random arrangement of the nanotubes, which is what makes the coating conduct electricity.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • However, the team's research found that some kinds of stretching cause microscopic 'wrinkles' in the coating that disrupt the random arrangement of the nanotubes, which is what makes the coating conduct electricity.

    ACM TechNews

  • However, the team's research found that some kinds of stretching cause microscopic 'wrinkles' in the coating that disrupt the random arrangement of the nanotubes, which is what makes the coating conduct electricity.

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  • However, the team's research found that some kinds of stretching cause microscopic 'wrinkles' in the coating that disrupt the random arrangement of the nanotubes, which is what makes the coating conduct electricity.

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