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Scientists refine formula for nanotube types

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Many a great idea springs from talks over a cup of coffee. But it’s rare and wonderful when a revelation comes from the cup itself. Rice University theoretical physicist Boris Yakobson, acting upon sudden inspiration at a meeting last year in Arlington, Va., obtained a couple of spare coffee cups from a server and a pair of scissors and proceeded to lay out – science fair-style – an idea that could have far-reaching implications for the nanotechnology industry. - See more at: http://news.rice.edu/2014/09/16/scientists-refine-formula-for-nanotube-types-2/#sthash.7GOFUYbf.dpuf