Archive: 12/16/2004

LCD as a molecular magnifying glass

Dutch researcher Johan Hoogboom has developed a technique for making LCDs (liquid crystal displays) without the need for cleanrooms. This technique is simpler and cheaper than current methods and is based entirely upon the s ...

Dec 16, 2004
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Researchers developing low-altitude robo-copters

When scale model helicopters pass through a makeshift "urban canyon" in a test field, or engage in a game of aerial "chicken", the drills may look like a robotic stunt show to outside eyes. But behind the exercises ...

Dec 16, 2004
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Honda Reveals Technologies Next-Generation ASIMO

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced the development of new technologies for the next-generation ASIMO humanoid robot, targeting a new level of mobility that will better enable ASIMO to function and interact ...

Dec 16, 2004
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Crocheted chaos

The famous Lorenz equations that describe the nature of chaotic systems – such as the weather – have been turned into a beautiful real-life object, by crocheting computer-generated instructions. It is not ...

Dec 16, 2004
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Wearable Cheap Solar Panel

European scientists have developed light, flexible solar panels that could be sewn on fabrics and placed on surfaces to charge objects ranging from cellphones and DVD players to batteries, according to New Scientist magazine.

Dec 16, 2004
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Cheaper Flat TVs From Diamond Dust

Expensive, bulky TV screens could be a thing of the past thanks to a collaboration between the University of Bristol and Advance Nanotech announced today to develop new display technology made from diamond dust. Advance Nan ...

Dec 16, 2004
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