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Carbon nanotube pollutants found in human lungs [catalytic converters] [magazine article] (Glenn McDonald, Discover Magazine, 2015) 

Catalytic converters and platinum nanoparticles [video] (Richard Tilley, Science Learning Hub, University of Waikato, 2016)

Catalytic converters go nano (Ned Stafford, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2007) 

Catalytic converters like it hot (Vienna University of Technology, Science Daily, 2012) 

Controlling car pollution at the nano level (Nanowerk, 2015) 

Insights into catalytic converters (Nanowerk, 2015) 

Life cycle benefits of using nanotechnology to stabilize platinum-group metal particles in automotive catalysts [magazine article] (Shannon M Lloyd, Lester B Lave and H Scott Matthews, Environmental Science and Technology, American Chemical Society, 2005) 

Nanoparticles in catalytic converters (Nanotechnology in City Environments, Center for Nanotechnology in Society, Arizona State University) 

Nanotechnology promises better catalytic converter (Julie Thole, Physorg, 2010) 

Single-nanotechnology dramatically reduces consumption of expensive precious metals (Mazda Motor Corporation) 

World’s first single-nanotechnology catalyst: Mazda Motor Corp. uses a proprietary single-nanotechnology to build a new automotive catalyst (Jean Hoffman, Machine Design, 2007) 

Worth its weight in platinum [catalytic converters] [magazine article] (Jeff Tollefson, Nature Publishing Group, 2007) 

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