How to tap the sun’s energy through heat as well as light
January 19, 2014New approach developed at MIT could generate power from sunlight efficiently and on demand.
New implantable sensor paves way to long-term monitoring
November 3, 2013Carbon nanotubes that detect nitric oxide can be implanted under the skin for more than a year.
Nanosensors could aid drug manufacturing
August 15, 2013Chemical engineers find that arrays of carbon nanotubes can detect flaws in drugs and help improve production.
Building stronger multifunctional composites
August 12, 2013Carbon nanotube deicing technologies developed at MIT could be in flight tests as early as next year.
Planes, trains and automobiles: faster, stronger, lighter
May 19, 2013New technique advances carbon-fiber composites.
Drawing a line, with carbon nanotubes
October 8, 2012New low-cost, durable carbon nanotube sensors can be etched with mechanical pencils.
Researchers explain how dye-based nanotubes can help harvest light’s energy
July 5, 2012Tiny cylinders help reveal how natural-light-harvesting antennae collect light with exceptional efficiency.
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A greener way to grow carbon nanotubes
November 10, 2010Study suggests new way for manufacturers to minimize environmental impact of carbon nanotube production