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2011-08-10 18:02:38

While roofs across the world sport photovoltaic solar panels to convert sunlight into electricity, a Duke University engineer believes a novel hybrid system can wring even more useful energy out of the sun's rays.

2011-08-08 06:34:54

Cells are the building blocks of the human body.

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2011-08-01 11:41:35

Electrical engineers at Duke University have developed a material that allows them to manipulate light in much the same way that electronics manipulate flowing electrons.

2011-07-29 14:52:25

Researchers from UC Riverside and Duke University propose a new and less expensive approach to treating depression.

2011-07-20 02:09:12

By altering the genetic makeup of normally "unexcitable" cells, Duke University bioengineers have turned them into cells capable of generating and passing electrical current.

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2011-07-14 07:39:23

Anoles show they can solve novel problem, remember solutions.

2011-07-05 12:27:34

Most of the world's "missing" or undiscovered species live in regions already identified by scientists as conservation priorities.

2011-07-01 12:34:09

A Duke University graduate student has found a way to double the battery life of mobile devices – such as smartphones or laptop computers – by making changes to WiFi technology.

2011-06-30 01:30:30

So much for tagging photographs with names, locations and activities yourself – a new cell phone application can take care of that for you.


Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.