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2012-04-26 12:08:48

Scientists at USC have developed a potential pathway to cheap, stable solar cells made from nanocrystals so small they can exist as a liquid ink and be painted or printed onto clear surfaces.

2012-04-25 21:26:15

Scientists at USC have developed a potential pathway to cheap, stable solar cells made from nanocrystals so small they can exist as a liquid ink and be painted or printed onto clear surfaces.

NIST Physicists Benchmark Quantum Simulator With Hundreds Of Qubits
2012-04-25 11:32:05

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have built a quantum simulator that can engineer interactions among hundreds of quantum bits (qubits)—10 times more than previous devices.

2012-04-03 09:29:12

Physicists have recently devised a new method for handling the effect of the interplay between vibrations and electrons on electronic transport.

2012-03-26 13:24:56

Scientists are enlisting the living, self-propelled microbes found in pond scum — the pea-green surface slicks that form on ponds — in the development of a long-awaited new test to detect the cells that spread cancer through the bloodstream from the original tumor to new sites in the body.

2012-03-07 21:35:32

In recent years, scientists have begun to harness DNA's powerful molecular machinery to build artificial structures at the nanoscale using the natural ability of pairs of DNA molecules to assemble into complex structures.

2012-02-09 00:03:08

By harnessing quantum dots—tiny light-emitting semiconductor particles a few billionths of a meter across—researchers at the University of Washington (UW) have developed a new and vastly more targeted way to stimulate neurons in the brain.

Bright Lights Of Purity
2012-01-31 04:43:01

To the lengthy list of serendipitous discoveries – gravity, penicillin, the New World – add this: Scientists have discovered why a promising technique for making quantum dots and nanorods has so far been a disappointment.

2012-01-23 13:26:12

Physicists at the University of New South Wales have observed a new kind of interaction that can arise between electrons in a single-atom silicon transistor.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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