On this episode of the Sustainable Nano podcast, we talk about one example of how nanotechnology is changing something many people use every day: bikes! Margy Robinson, a graduate student in the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology and a competitive cyclist, explains how carbon nanotubes and graphene are currently being incorporated into some high-end bicycles.
In Tuesday’s post, I told you about the impressive properties of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and how they can increase strength and
I like bicycles. As a kid, bikes were part of carefree, blue-skied summer days endlessly circling the neighborhood cul-de-sac with
University of Minnesota undergraduate student Kadir Hussein is studying abroad this fall in Freiburg, Germany. This is the first of