Archive: 06/12/2012

Copper, gold and tin for efficient chips

With gold, copper or tin and special galvanizing processes, scientists are improving the function of semi-conductors and making the manufacture of microelectronic systems a child's play. Especially the LED industry could ...

dateDec 06, 2012 in Semiconductors
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Keeping ship hulls free of marine organisms

Special underwater coatings prevent shells and other organisms from growing on the hull of ships—but biocide paints are ecologically harmful. Together with the industry, researchers have developed more environmentally-friendly ...

dateDec 06, 2012 in Materials Science
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Amazon launches Kindle store in Brazil

(AP)—E-commerce giant Inc has launched its online Kindle Store in Latin America's biggest country to reach consumers in Brazil's burgeoning middle class.

dateDec 06, 2012 in Business
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