Archive: 08/16/2010

Red light-emitting diode sets new efficiency record

Osram Opto Semiconductors has raised the efficiency of its high-performance red light-emitting diode (LED) by 30% under laboratory conditions. This record-setting efficiency was achieved through optimization of the chips. ...

dateAug 16, 2010 in Engineering
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Gulf seafood gets intense safety testing

(AP) -- Fish, shrimp and other catches from the Gulf of Mexico are being ground up to hunt for minute traces of oil in what's considered unprecedented safety testing - sort of a "CSI" for seafood that's far ...

dateAug 16, 2010 in Environment
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Resolving the paradox of the Antarctic sea ice

While Arctic sea ice has been diminishing in recent decades, the Antarctic sea ice extent has been increasing slightly. Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology provide an explanation for the seeming paradox ...

dateAug 16, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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How do we talk about our town?

University of Melbourne researchers have developed a mobile phone game that will help ensure computers better understand the way we talk about our towns.

dateAug 16, 2010 in Software
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