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06.03.14
Move aside graphene, there's a new wonder-material on its way
06.03.14

Move aside graphene, there's a new wonder-material on its way

Everyone talks about graphene as if it'll solve all of the world's problems, forgetting that it's...

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08.15.13
Researchers develop energy saving smart window that filters out heat and / or light
08.15.13

Researchers develop energy saving smart window that filters out heat and / or light

In the heat of summer, either you shut the windows and crank up the AC, or pull down the blinds an...

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09.29.12
Alt-week 9.29.12: 3D pictures of the moon, 4D clocks and laser-controlled worms
09.29.12

Alt-week 9.29.12: 3D pictures of the moon, 4D clocks and laser-controlled worms

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

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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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12.29.11
Scientists scan damaged audio discs, resurrect fresh beats
12.29.11

Scientists scan damaged audio discs, resurrect fresh beats

Digitizing your analog archives? Vinyl to CD / MP3 / iPod turntables might do well enough for you...

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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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01.12.11
Stronger-than-steel palladium glass paves way for dental implants of the future
01.12.11

Stronger-than-steel palladium glass paves way for dental implants of the future

A team of researchers at Caltech and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have created a new ty...

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11.18.09
IBM simulates cat's brain, humans are next
11.18.09

IBM simulates cat's brain, humans are next

Almost exactly a year ago we noted DARPA pouring nearly $5 million into an IBM project to develop a...

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