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  • noun Plural form of nanofibre.


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  • Their work exploits the way certain peptide sequences can be made to self-assemble into mesh-like sheets of "nanofibres" when immersed in salt solutions.

    Nano-Gel Used to Stop Bleeding | Impact Lab 2006

  • Researchers are developing adhesives that draw inspiration from the nanofibres in the hairs on a gecko's footthat allow the lizards to cling upside down on inclined surfaces.

    Nanotechnology in everyday life 2011

  • They've drawn inspiration from nanofibres in the geckos' foot hairs, which allow the lizards to cling upside down on inclined surfaces, and the nanoscale structures used by mussels to "glue" themselves to rocks despite being underwater.

    Nanotechnology in everyday life 2011

  • With room temperature superconductors, we can have anti-gravity, and with carbon nanofibres, we can build space elevators that make getting into orbit trivial.

    Super-Conduct Me « We Don't Count Your Own Visits To Your Blog 2007

  • These are some of my favourite topics: superconductivity, antigravity, nanofibres, and – of course – cold fusion.

    Super-Conduct Me « We Don't Count Your Own Visits To Your Blog 2007

  • Lars Berglund of Swedish Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm develops a paper using processed natural cellulose nanofibres.

    Swedish Researcher Develops Paper as Tough as Steel 2008

  • How do you coat such small ZnO nanofibres to prevent this and how would such a coating effect the piezoelectric effect?

    Material World: Fabric Friction Could Power Suit Tracy Staedter 2008

  • The Dutch-designed catalysts consist of tiny nanoparticles separated from each other on carbon nanofibres.

    Reuters: Top News 2012

  • "What is new about this idea is the combination of inexpensive raw materials, namely activated carbon and antimicrobial nanofibres, in point-of-use water filter systems," Marelize Botes, researcher in the university's department of microbiology, told SciDev.

    Water Conserve: Water Conservation RSS Newsfeed (SciDev.Net: Munyaradz 2010

  • Low-cost, energy-efficient technologies for treating and recycling water could emerge from the scientific progress on nanoparticles and nanofibres and membrane bioreactors.

    The Times of India 2010


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