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01.25.13
University of Michigan makes silicon from liquid metal, aims for low-cost chips
01.25.13

University of Michigan makes silicon from liquid metal, aims for low-cost chips

Forming silicon normally requires extreme temperatures of more than 2,000F, with the expensive ene...

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12.19.12
NC State builds stretchable wires from liquid metal, keeps headphones humming (video)
12.19.12

NC State builds stretchable wires from liquid metal, keeps headphones humming (video)

More than a few of us have had that moment of panic when our headphone cords catch on an object an...

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09.30.12
New process for nanotube semiconductors could be graphene's ticket to primetime (video)
09.30.12

New process for nanotube semiconductors could be graphene's ticket to primetime (video)

In many ways, graphene is one of technology's sickest jokes. The tantalizing promise of cheap to p...

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07.28.11
Ultra-pure material lets electrons discover each other on the quantum dance floor
07.28.11

Ultra-pure material lets electrons discover each other on the quantum dance floor

These guys aren't Purdue University professors, they're DJs. That thing on the left? It isn't a h...

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