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11.21.12
Researchers stumble onto 'lava' generated quantum dots, could power future peripherals
11.21.12

Researchers stumble onto 'lava' generated quantum dots, could power future peripherals

Have you ever been playing around with molten metal salt, when you accidentally created hollow, so...

By S. Dent,   11.21.12
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07.01.12
Inhabitat's Week in Green: energy-harvesting toilet, LED lightbulb overhaul and a floating, solar-powered resort home
07.01.12

Inhabitat's Week in Green: energy-harvesting toilet, LED lightbulb overhaul and a floating, solar-powered resort home

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean t...

By Inhabitat,   07.01.12
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06.29.12
Rice University researchers create spray-on battery, powered bathroom tiles
06.29.12

Rice University researchers create spray-on battery, powered bathroom tiles

Liquid solar cells are pretty neat, to be sure, but current-generating paint can be a hard color t...

By S. Buckley,   06.29.12
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05.19.12
Researchers tout efficiency breakthrough with new 'inexact' chip
05.19.12

Researchers tout efficiency breakthrough with new 'inexact' chip

Accuracy is generally an important consideration in computer chips, but a team of researchers led...

By D. Melanson,   05.19.12
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10.09.11
Ditching DRM could reduce piracy, prices, inconvenience
10.09.11

Ditching DRM could reduce piracy, prices, inconvenience

This may run counter to what your common sense tells you but, a new paper out of Duke and Rice Unive...

By T. O'Brien,   10.09.11
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09.06.11
Researchers demo full-duplex wireless: double the throughput with no new towers
09.06.11

Researchers demo full-duplex wireless: double the throughput with no new towers

Back in February researchers at Stanford first taunted us with the possibility of simultaneous, tw...

By T. O'Brien,   09.06.11
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08.06.11
Rice University chemists bake graphene out of Girl Scout cookies, redefine low-carb diets (video)
08.06.11

Rice University chemists bake graphene out of Girl Scout cookies, redefine low-carb diets (video)

Would you like some cookies? Well, you're gonna have to buy them, and then get thee to a Rice Uni...

By J. Volpe,   08.06.11
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08.04.11
Nanowire batteries now as 'small as possible,' could one day be included with nano toys
08.04.11

Nanowire batteries now as 'small as possible,' could one day be included with nano toys

That black dot isn't a battery, it's an ultra-thin disc containing thousands of individual nanowi...

By S. Sakr,   08.04.11
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04.20.11
Houston grandmother becomes host of first 'super WiFi' hotspot, proves you're never too old for wireless
04.20.11

Houston grandmother becomes host of first 'super WiFi' hotspot, proves you're never too old for wireless

This ain't your grandma's WiFi -- that is, unless your grandma is 48 year-old Leticia Aguirre. The H...

By C. Trout,   04.20.11
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