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New 'Frozen Smoke' May Improve Robotic Surgery


March 1, 2011

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A spongy substance that could be mistaken for packing material has the nanotechnology world buzzing.  University of Central Florida Associate Professor Lei Zhai and postdoctoral associate Jianhua Zou have engineered the world's lightest carbon material in such a way that it could be used to detect pollutants and toxic substances, improve robotic surgery techniques and store energy more efficiently. Full Story

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