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Controlling the Movement of Water Through Nanotube Membranes

February 13, 2007

News thumbnail of nanotube membrane By fusing wet and dry nanotechnologies, researchers have found a way to control the flow of water through carbon nanotube membranes with an unprecedented level of precision. Full Story

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