Carbon Nanotube

Coiled carbon nanotube yarns,
imaged here with a scanning electron microscope,
generate electrical energy when stretched or twisted.

Image contributed by: Ray Baughman, University of Texas at Dallas, USA.

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Papers of the month: October 2017

Lhx6-positive GABA-releasing neurons of the zona incerta promote sleep. Liu K et al. (2017). Nature 548: 582-587.

A cargo-sorting DNA robot. Thubagare AJ et al. (2017). Science 357: eaan6558

Biological fabrication of cellulose fibers with tailored properties. Natalio F et al. Science 357: 1118-1122.

Highly efficient electrocaloric cooling with electrostatic actuation. Ma R. et al. (2017). Science 357: 1130-1134.

Engineering a highly elastic human protein–based sealant for surgical applications. Annabi N. et al. (2017). Sci. Transl. Med. 9: eaai7466.



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