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Pioneering Path To Electrical Conductivity In 'Tinker Toy' Materials
2013-12-09 10:33:46

Sandia National Laboratories researchers have devised a novel way to realize electrical conductivity in metal-organic framework (MOF) materials, a development that could have profound implications for the future of electronics, sensors, energy conversion and energy storage.

Pollution Causes Thunderstorms To Leave Lingering Clouds
2013-11-26 15:18:22

A new study reveals how pollution causes thunderstorms to leave behind larger, deeper, longer lasting clouds.

Better Understanding Of Hardy Bacteria Enhances Tool For Biofuel Creation
2013-11-25 09:16:25

Scientists have charted a significant signaling network in a tiny organism that's big in the world of biofuels research.

Electrically Conducting Bacteria Important For Energy, Environment And Technology
2013-11-13 10:52:15

Tiny electrical wires protrude from some bacteria and contribute to rock and dirt formation.

Tapping Fungus To Unlock Energy
2013-11-04 07:03:57

Scientists looking to create a potent blend of enzymes to transform materials like corn stalks and wood chips into fuels have developed a test that should turbocharge their efforts.

2013-10-15 23:28:01

Priority Energy's products and services earn honorable mention at the Department of Energy Builders Challenge award ceremony for their cutting-edge energy efficiency, affordability and home


Word of the Day
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.