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How To Make More Efficient Fuel Cells
2014-07-10 03:09:31

Using high-brilliance X-rays, researchers track the process that fuel cells use to produce electricity, knowledge that will help make large-scale alternative energy power systems more practical and reliable

Flexible Glass Used To Extend Life Of Organic Solar Modules
2014-07-09 03:06:59

Organic solar modules have advantages over silicon solar cells. However, one critical problem is their shorter operating life.

2014-07-09 08:30:02

ALBANY, New York, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MRRBIZ includes new market research report "Polyester Fiber Market [http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis/210304

Consider The ‘Anticrystal’
2014-07-08 03:20:56

For the last century, the concept of crystals has been a mainstay of solid-state physics. Crystals are paragons of order; crystalline materials are defined by the repeating patterns their constituent atoms and molecules make.

Rare Chemical Phenomenon To Harvest Solar Energy Demonstrated By Scientists
2014-06-03 03:57:10

A team of international scientists has successfully unraveled the chemical reaction responsible for propelling microscopic crystals to leap distances up to hundreds of times their own size when they are exposed to ultraviolet (UV) light.

2014-05-28 23:02:11

SOLID (Society of Leaders in Development) announced today that a portion of the proceeds for the group’s annual Yard Sale & Auction held during CMA Fest will benefit the local chapter of

2014-05-20 23:06:48

According to a new report from BCC Research,the global market for advanced and nanoscale ceramic powders is expected to grow to $12.1 billion by 2018, with a five-year compound annual growth rate

Basis For Electronics That Stretch At The Molecular Level Developed By Nanoengineers
2014-05-05 03:43:29

Nanoengineers at the University of California, San Diego are asking what might be possible if semiconductor materials were flexible and stretchable without sacrificing electronic function?

Researchers See Rare-earth-like Magnetic Properties In Iron
2014-04-30 14:11:06

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory have observed magnetic properties typically associated with those observed in rare-earth elements in iron.

Catching The Invisible Wave
2014-04-14 13:13:32

In a feat that may provide a promising array of applications, from energy efficiency to telecommunications to enhanced imaging, researchers at UC Santa Barbara have created a compound semiconductor of nearly perfect quality with embedded nanostructures containing ordered lines of atoms that can manipulate light energy in the mid-infrared range.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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