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Aug 13

Alleged Data Manipulation in Nano Letters and ACS Nano from the Pease group


Leonard Pierce III

A recent paper from Rajasekhar Anumolu and Leonard F. Pease in Nano Letters entitled, “Chopstick Nanorods: Tuning the Angle between Pairs with High Yield“, had a collection of very interesting TEM images. Below are a set of images from both Figure 4E and 4F. The images below show the boundary of one nanorod apparently overlapping …

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Feb 23

Eating Carbon Nanotubes


Fathi Moussa

Fathi Moussa Lon Wilson Last year I covered Khodakovskaya et al.’s paper regarding the benefits of growing tomatoes in carbon nanotubes (CNT).[CB] At the time I was concerned with the potential health risks associated from eating carbon nanotubes, but today in ACS Nano my concerns are alleviated. A paper from Lon Wilson’s and Fathi Moussa’s …

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Sep 23

The Birth of NanoAgriculture


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Mariya Khodakovskaya Alexandru Biris Update (5/30/13, azmanam): The paper referenced in this article was retracted in August 2012 for “unacceptable redundant inclusion of text and graphics from two works previously published in other journals.” http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/nn302965w http://retractionwatch.wordpress.com/2012/09/26/reused-figures-lead-to-two-chemistry-retractions-one-correction — There has been a lot of concern over the health effects arising from the burgeoning field of nanotechnology, …

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