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April 27th, 2005

'Magnetic' bacteria help align nanotubes

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Researchers at Pennsylvania State University, US, have used magnetic nanoparticles from the bacterium Magnetospirillium magnetotacticum (MS-1) to grow laterally aligned multiwalled carbon nanotubes. The technique could ultimately help with the integration of nanotubes into nanoelectronic devices.

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