Archive: 12/06/2012

Silver nanocubes make super light absorbers

Microscopic metallic cubes could unleash the enormous potential of metamaterials to absorb light, leading to more efficient and cost-effective large-area absorbers for sensors or solar cells, Duke University ...

dateDec 06, 2012 in General Physics
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Seeing in color at the nanoscale

If nanoscience were television, we'd be in the 1950s. Although scientists can make and manipulate nanoscale objects with increasingly awesome control, they are limited to black-and-white imagery for examining ...

dateDec 06, 2012 in Nanophysics
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Video ATMs let customers interact remotely

Your bank teller could soon be coming to you through a 30-inch flat screen. In an age where more customers, particularly millennials, prefer to bank online, banks are looking for ways to keep branches relevant while reducing ...

dateDec 06, 2012 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Google+ adds members, photo-sharing app

Google said Thursday its online social network had grown to 135 million active users, as it added a photo-sharing app to compete against services like Facebook's Instagram.

dateDec 06, 2012 in Internet
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