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Frank Kjeldsen
2014-02-28 08:17:46

Endocrine disrupters are not the only worrying chemicals that ordinary consumers are exposed to in everyday life. Also nanoparticles of silver, found in e.g. dietary supplements, cosmetics and food packaging, now worry scientists.

2013-03-18 12:21:10

Nonvolatile memory that can store data even when not powered is currently used for portable electronics such as smart phones, tablets, and laptop computers.

Image 1 - New Paint Captures Sun Light, Turns It To Energy
2011-12-22 13:07:39

Researchers from the University of Notre Dame have created a paint that is capable of generating electricity from sunlight.

"Smart" Window Detects Changing Seasons
2011-09-28 11:20:02

South Korean scientists have developed a new "smart" window that switches from summer to winter mode.

2011-09-21 20:01:52

A new "smart" window system has the unprecedented ability to inexpensively change from summer to winter modes, darkening to save air conditioning costs on scorching days and returning to crystal clarity in the winter to capture free heat from the sun, scientists are reporting.

2010-09-14 22:21:07

A new genre of construction materials, made with particles barely 1/50,000th the width of a human hair, is about to play a big role in the building of homes, offices, bridges, and other structures.

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2010-08-25 20:17:52

TAU develops an organic LED light source for home electronics, medicine and clean energy.


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