Nanotubes could be energy source for wearable medical devices

06/6/2013 | Age (Melbourne, Australia), The

Carbon nanotubes the width of a hair and coated with plastic molecules can store and conduct electricity, making them suitable for wearable medical devices, according to this article. The stretchable product is spun together from hundreds of nanotubes "in a similar way you'd take wool and spin it into a fiber," says Gordon Wallace, an Australian Research Council laureate fellow at the University of Wollongong.

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