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Here comes a novel approach to harvest solar energy that could improve efficiency by storing the energy for later use.
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A researcher has made a material by combining spider`s silk and carbon nanotubes that can be used as carbon nanotubes.
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Scientists in the United States said Tuesday they had coated spider silk with carbon nanotubes, creating a fibre that is not only super-strong but also conducts electricity.
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The yarn - about the width of a human hair - is made of super-strong carbon nanotubes coated with small molecules of plastic.
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Graphene and carbon nanotubes could improve the electronics used in computers and mobile phones.
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Scientists have developed a carbon nanotube sponge that can soak up oil in water with unparalleled efficiency.
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US scientists have innovated a nanosponge that can sweep the seas clean of oil spills and minimise ecological damage to marine life.
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