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06.08.15
Here's how 'flawless' materials break on a nanoscopic scale
06.08.15

Here's how 'flawless' materials break on a nanoscopic scale

Have you ever wondered why a supposedly defect-free material ends up cracking? University of Penns...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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09.13.08
Ferroelectric polarpolymers will chill your beer, save the planet
09.13.08

Ferroelectric polarpolymers will chill your beer, save the planet

Sure, you want to keep that keg of Natural Ice you scored nice and cold, but what did Al Gore say a...

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