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Frozen smoke (read: aerogel) -- not to be confused with the stuff your Grandma uses to flavor her turkey -- is the world's lightest solid material, and it just keeps getting lighter. Researchers at the University of Central Florida have created a new form of the super material, known as multi-walle...

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January 16, 2011 at 10:10AM
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We're all for conserving electricity and all, but preventing every one of your AC outlets from actually passing energy onto your favorite gizmo is indeed extreme. Nevertheless, we can't help but be impressed with the variety of Die Electric insulators, which take on a plethora of shapes to not onl...

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Intel and IBM are acting oh-so-smug right now about their respective achievements in insulating 45nm transistors, allowing the chips to run faster, leak less power and generate less heat. Intel, which hinted at such improvements in June, knocked out the first press announcement, promising to start...

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