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2014-04-23 08:29:05

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, MIT Technology Review releases

exciton
2014-04-17 05:41:28

While excitons have been understood in theory for decades, the authors of a new Nature Communications study have directly observed these quasiparticles responsible for energy transfer in solar cells, LEDs and semiconductor circuits for the first time.

Nuclear Plants Could Withstand Tsunamis If Built For Life On The Sea
2014-04-16 12:56:34

Modern-day nuclear power plants face two major issues: threats from natural disasters such as earthquakes and tsunamis, and finding available real estate near a body of water that could be used for cooling.

2014-04-16 12:23:41

Nominate an outstanding mid-career woman for leadership in clean energy WASHINGTON, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The U.S.

2014-04-15 23:05:42

Company Selected from More Than 100 Companies for Its Innovative and Disruptive Approach to Solving the Lack of Security in Online File Sharing Marlborough,

2014-04-11 12:22:46

Maureen Grieco joins team from MIT's Philanthropic Partnerships office. BOSTON, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The

2014-04-11 10:55:02

Tax evasion is widely assumed to be an eternal problem for governments — but how widespread is it?

Many Common Household Products Contain DNA-Damaging Nanoparticles: Study
2014-04-11 07:48:39

Some nanoparticles commonly added to thousands of consumer products can significantly damage DNA, according to a new study by researchers at MIT and the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH).

Quantum Computing Advances At MIT - Trapping Rubidium Atoms In A Lattice Of Light
2014-04-11 04:29:35

Scientists at MIT and Harvard University have developed a light lattice that traps atoms, a technique they say could aid in the creation of powerful quantum computing systems.

2014-04-10 12:21:04

Trial Drives Demonstrate Highest Motor Performance and Energy Efficiency ARMONK, N.Y., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AC Kinetics, Inc.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.