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12.12.11
New quantum tunneling transistors to make PCs less power-hungry
12.12.11

New quantum tunneling transistors to make PCs less power-hungry

Yes, that awesome new 8-core chip in your PC is the fastest thing on the block, but it's got your ut...

By C. Barylick,   12.12.11
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09.22.11
Microbial fuel cell produces hydrogen from wastewater without wasting energy
09.22.11

Microbial fuel cell produces hydrogen from wastewater without wasting energy

Back in 2005, Bruce Logan and his team of Penn State researchers developed a microbial fuel cell cap...

By A. Toor,   09.22.11
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09.08.11
Scientists develop blood swimming 'microspiders' to heal injuries, deliver drugs
09.08.11

Scientists develop blood swimming 'microspiders' to heal injuries, deliver drugs

Scientists at Penn State would like to release tiny spiders into your blood -- no, it's not the p...

By L. Leavitt,   09.08.11
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02.04.10
Penn State's optical wireless tech does gigabit, bounces off walls
02.04.10

Penn State's optical wireless tech does gigabit, bounces off walls

We love our WiFi, but it's far from perfect. Speed depends greatly on conditions, magnetic waves do...

By T. Stevens,   02.04.10
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02.03.10
Penn State busts out 100mm graphene wafers, halcyonic dream inches closer to reality
02.03.10

Penn State busts out 100mm graphene wafers, halcyonic dream inches closer to reality

Yes, we've been marching on this road to graphene-based superconductive electronics for a long, lon...

By Vlad Savov,   02.03.10
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02.18.08
New solar cell cuts out the middle man, harvests hydrogen from water
02.18.08

New solar cell cuts out the middle man, harvests hydrogen from water

Some Penn State researchers are taking a cue from nature and have built the first solar cell that c...

By P. Miller,   02.18.08
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10.11.07
Penn State goes Big Brother with new high-security testing room
10.11.07

Penn State goes Big Brother with new high-security testing room

Our attempts to cheat in college pretty much boiled down to a smeary mess of indecipherable acronyms...

By Nilay Patel,   10.11.07
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08.03.06
Verizon FiOS trying to change cable franchising in Pennsylvania
08.03.06

Verizon FiOS trying to change cable franchising in Pennsylvania

Currently in Pennsylvania, cable franchising involves negotiating a deal with each of the 2,565 muni...

By R. Lawler,   08.03.06
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01.03.06
Jan. 3: What's on HDTV today
01.03.06

Jan. 3: What's on HDTV today

What we're watching: I'm watching the game man! Two old school coaches squaring off in the Orange Bo...

By R. Lawler,   01.03.06
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