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Intel CEO talks Apple, water-cooled PCs, carbon nanotubes

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, in a wide-ranging Reddit AMA, addresses Moore's Law, tablets, overclocking, and carbon nanotubes, among other topics.

By Feb. 19, 2014


Behold the strength of carbon nanotubes

Tests of submicroscopic carbon cylinders reveal that, ounce-for-ounce, they're 117 times stronger than steel, 30 times stronger than Kevlar used in bulletproof vests.

By Sep. 16, 2010


Hot nanotubes blast chemo-resistant cancer cells into oblivion

These cancer stem cells are difficult to kill because they don't divide rapidly--a common behavior that most cancer treatments target.

By Feb. 15, 2012


Memory goes down the nanotubes

The transistor dilemma has led researchers at the University of Nottingham to look into the viability of carbon nanotubes to help create fast, cheap, and compact memory that uses little power.

By Nov. 12, 2008


Carbon nanotubes capture greenhouse gases, desalinate water

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory licenses carbon nanotube technology to spinoff company for commercialization.

By Nov. 18, 2009


Repairing airplane wings with nanotubes in-flight

An electrical pulse through nanotubes and wires helps find the crack in an airplane wing while in-flight.

By Sep. 27, 2007


Could bionic plants save our lives one day?

Cybernetic Venus flytrap anyone? MIT researchers create plants that are part machine, all awesome, and could one day even be turned into living gas detectors.

By Mar. 17, 2014