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07.09.15
Self-driving taxis may be the key to cutting greenhouse gases
07.09.15

Self-driving taxis may be the key to cutting greenhouse gases

You may think that self-driving cars are mostly useful for reducing accident rates and freeing you...

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03.02.15
Scientists take detailed pictures of the smallest known life forms
03.02.15

Scientists take detailed pictures of the smallest known life forms

Just how small can life get? Almost unbelievably small, if you ask a team of Berkeley Lab research...

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10.24.14
A 3D slice of the universe 10.8 billion years ago
10.24.14

A 3D slice of the universe 10.8 billion years ago

Mapping out the ancient universe is a major astronomical goal, but there's a huge challenge: the g...

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05.31.13
Scientists capture images of molecules forming atomic bonds
05.31.13

Scientists capture images of molecules forming atomic bonds

For most of us, molecular bonding only really exists as a classroom concept. Some scientists at La...

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08.11.12
Researchers make unsuitable parts work as solar cells, could lead to cheaper panels
08.11.12

Researchers make unsuitable parts work as solar cells, could lead to cheaper panels

Harnessing the power of the sun is a tricky business, but even the past few weeks have seen some i...

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12.15.11
Cheap electronic skin edges us closer to cyberpunk future
12.15.11

Cheap electronic skin edges us closer to cyberpunk future

Researchers working for the Department of Energy's Berkeley Lab have figured out how to create re...

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08.03.11
Researchers use graphene and tin sandwich to make better battery electrodes
08.03.11

Researchers use graphene and tin sandwich to make better battery electrodes

Graphene, that microscopic chicken wire made of carbon atoms, has a great many theoretical uses....

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03.14.11
Berkeley Lab scientists create nanocrystal hydrogen storage matrix, could make for H2 batteries
03.14.11

Berkeley Lab scientists create nanocrystal hydrogen storage matrix, could make for H2 batteries

If you could run your celly on hydrogen you'd have power for days and days -- but, you'd also need...

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01.19.11
Nanoscale ropes braid themselves, tiny sailors still needed to tie tiny knots
01.19.11

Nanoscale ropes braid themselves, tiny sailors still needed to tie tiny knots

While perhaps not being quite as useful as towels, ropes are might handy things to have. With them...

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