Mineral

06.02.13
EVE Evolved: Get ready for Odyssey
06.02.13

EVE Evolved: Get ready for Odyssey

With just two days to go until EVE Online's exploration-focused Odyssey expansion goes live, player...

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06.08.12
UCSB engineers proteins that make silicon, leads hipsters to insist on organically-grown computers
06.08.12

UCSB engineers proteins that make silicon, leads hipsters to insist on organically-grown computers

Organic circuits have been in development for awhile, but it's still rare that the organics are pr...

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12.06.11
First molybdenite IC delivers silicon-crushing, chip-shrinking, graphene-blasting action
12.06.11

First molybdenite IC delivers silicon-crushing, chip-shrinking, graphene-blasting action

Never heard of molybdenite? We're not shocked. Its not nearly as hyped as graphene or quantum dot...

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10.20.11
Major Chinese supplier halts rare earths production in attempt to boost prices
10.20.11

Major Chinese supplier halts rare earths production in attempt to boost prices

With prices sliding and uncertainty rising, China's biggest producer of rare earth minerals has...

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03.04.11
Researchers find flaws in neodymium magnet crystalline structure, still in love with its personality
03.04.11

Researchers find flaws in neodymium magnet crystalline structure, still in love with its personality

Given China's status as the worlds largest producer of rare earths and its recent proclivity for re...

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01.21.11
China nationalizes eleven rare earth mines for environmental and strategic reasons
01.21.11

China nationalizes eleven rare earth mines for environmental and strategic reasons

Most of our favorite gadgets are constructed with parts made of rare earth minerals, and as many of...

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03.30.10
EVE Online ship insurance changes to come with Tyrannis
03.30.10

EVE Online ship insurance changes to come with Tyrannis

EVE Online's insurance system has been a hot topic of debate over the years. Under the current syst...

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03.10.10
US mineral companies to tech industry: drill, baby, drill
03.10.10

US mineral companies to tech industry: drill, baby, drill

Even if your favorite gadget isn't flaunting them, rare earth metals are vital to all sorts of high-...

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10.01.07
Ferritin to be used in uber-thin computer memory?
10.01.07

Ferritin to be used in uber-thin computer memory?

Earlier this year, we heard that NASA gurus were working up a biological nanobattery that utilized f...

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