Archive: 15/02/2012

Microchips' optical future

Computer chips are one area where the United States still enjoys a significant manufacturing lead over the rest of the world. In 2011, five of the top 10 chipmakers by revenue were U.S. companies, and Intel, the largest of ...

dateFeb 15, 2012 in Semiconductors
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Killing prions with ozone

When it comes to infectious agents, it doesn’t get much worse than prions. These misfolded proteins are highly resistant to a wide variety of extreme disinfectant procedures. They have been identified as the culprits ...

dateFeb 15, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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The crystal ball of conservation

An innovative horizon-scanning exercise, which has just delivered its latest report, highlights emerging topics of relevance to the world’s natural environment and the diversity of its species.

dateFeb 15, 2012 in Ecology
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