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Scientific American

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Technology

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Canary out, Smartphone in for Gas Detection

December 12th, 2014

Episode 162 of 601 episodes

By using tiny carbon nanotubes tuned electronically to particular gases, researchers turned smartphones into toxin sensors. Cynthia Graber reports

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