Breakthrough

11.23.11
Researchers create spinal cord connectors from human stem cells, heralding breakthrough
11.23.11

Researchers create spinal cord connectors from human stem cells, heralding breakthrough

It's taken many years and more than a bit of brainpower, but researchers at the University of Cen...

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11.16.11
Researchers increase charging capacity, speed of lithium ion batteries by a factor of ten
11.16.11

Researchers increase charging capacity, speed of lithium ion batteries by a factor of ten

It's not every day that we get to write about advancements in battery technology -- much less one as...

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10.10.11
Samsung breakthrough could turn your window pane into a big ol' LED
10.10.11

Samsung breakthrough could turn your window pane into a big ol' LED

Samsung's quest for transparency won't end with laptops, apparently. Today, the Samsung Advanced...

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05.20.11
Paralyzed man can stand and walk again, thanks to spinal implant
05.20.11

Paralyzed man can stand and walk again, thanks to spinal implant

Here's an amazing story to end your week on a high note: a 25-year-old paraplegic is now walking aga...

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02.11.11
Researchers from Harvard and MITRE announce world's first programmable nanoprocessor
02.11.11

Researchers from Harvard and MITRE announce world's first programmable nanoprocessor

We've seen plenty of breakthroughs involving nanowires over the years, but none of those have invol...

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10.30.09
Intel and Numonyx pave the way for scalable, higher density phase change memory
10.30.09

Intel and Numonyx pave the way for scalable, higher density phase change memory

Both Intel and Numonyx have been talking up phase change memory for years now, but for some reason,...

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05.04.09
Quantum cryptography: now ready for space travel
05.04.09

Quantum cryptography: now ready for space travel

It's been awhile since we've heard of any major advancements in the world of quantum cryptography, b...

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08.15.08
Self-assembling polymer arrays could lead to larger hard drives, boastful Badgers
08.15.08

Self-assembling polymer arrays could lead to larger hard drives, boastful Badgers

Most folks up in Madison are readying their face paint and stocking up on tailgating supplies, but t...

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06.22.08
CNRS learns to control nanoscale strain in CPUs, heads to Jedi training
06.22.08

CNRS learns to control nanoscale strain in CPUs, heads to Jedi training

We've always heard that Chewbacca and friends had the power to control nanoscale strain in processor...

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