Archive: 06/16/2008

Perfecting a solar cell by adding imperfections

Nanotechnology is paving the way toward improved solar cells. New research shows that a film of carbon nanotubes may be able to replace two of the layers normally used in a solar cell, with improved performance at a lower ...

Jun 16, 2008
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Olfactory bulb size may change as sense of smell changes

The olfactory bulb in the brain appears to change in size in a way that corresponds to individual alterations in sense of smell, according to a report in the June issue of Archives of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery.

Jun 16, 2008
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NVIDIA Announced New Geforce GTX 200 GPUs

Imagine instead of taking over five hours to convert a video for your iPod, it only takes 35 minutes. Imagine using your PC to simulate protein folding to help find a cure for debilitating diseases. Imagine ...

Jun 16, 2008
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Lower Midwest braces for flood onslaught

Residents of the central and southern Midwest are crossing their fingers, saying their prayers, planning evacuations, and in some cases filling sandbags in preparation for the excessive water ravishing communities ...

Jun 16, 2008
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Age at puberty linked to mother's prenatal diet

A high-fat diet during pregnancy and nursing may lead to the child having an early onset of puberty and subsequent adulthood obesity, according to a new animal study. The results were presented Monday, June 16, at The Endocrine ...

Jun 16, 2008
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