Outperforming Nature's Water Filtration Ability with Nanotubes (image) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail Caption A computer representation image showing a small diameter carbon nanotube porin embedded in a lipid membrane. This material relates to a paper that appeared in the Aug. 25,2017, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by R.H. Tunuguntla at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in Livermore, Calif., and colleagues was titled, "Enhanced water permeability and tunable ion selectivity in subnanometer carbon nanotube porins." Credit Y. Zhang, A. Noy, 2017 Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the material when publishing. This material may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Non-reporters must contact Science for permission. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.