Archive: 09/07/2012

DNA type polymer for nanoelectronics

Scientists and engineers often turn to nature for inspiration and clues on how to do things more efficiently and effectively. European researchers successfully induced self-assembly of a novel electrically conductive polymer ...

dateJul 09, 2012 in Nanomaterials
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The Sun blasts out an X1-Class solar flare

An active region on the Sun, AR1515, has been putting on quite a show over the last 8 days, sending out all sorts of solar flares. Scientists were sure the huge sunspot was building up to produce an X-class explosion, and ...

dateJul 09, 2012 in Space Exploration
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DARPA investments in extreme hypersonics continue

DARPA’s research and development in stealth technology during the 1970s and 1980s led to the world’s most advanced radar-evading aircraft, providing strategic national security advantage to the United States. Today, ...

dateJul 09, 2012 in Engineering
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Swarming drones could save lives at sea

(Phys.org) -- Inspired by the swarming patterns of animals in nature, a UNSW aerospace engineering PhD student is using biomimicry to improve the marine search and rescue capabilities of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

dateJul 09, 2012 in Engineering
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