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Researchers Use Earthworms to Create Quantum Dots

Posted December 28, 2012 9:12 AM

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British researchers at King's College in London have succeeded in creating quantum dots by feeding earthworms soil laced with certain metals and then collecting the material excreted. They describe their research in their paper published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology.

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12/28/2012 10:22 AM

I use earthworms to catch quantum walleye

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That's funny!

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-... ..- - / - .... . -.-- / --. .-.. --- .-- !!!

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When I read 'earthworm' and 'quantum' in the same sentence I think of:

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12/29/2012 11:56 AM

Quantum dots are tiny particles of a semiconductor material with unique optical and electrical properties. What you get from earthworms is squatum spots.

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