Archive: 17/03/2011

Green LED is bright enough for large projector

Osram Opto Semiconductors has developed an extremely bright, green light-emitting diode (LED) that makes LED projectors in office environments possible. Projectors in conference rooms have to be very bright for viewers to ...

dateMar 17, 2011 in Engineering
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Super full moon

Mark your calendar. On March 19th, a full Moon of rare size and beauty will rise in the east at sunset. It's a super "perigee moon"--the biggest in almost 20 years.

dateMar 17, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Chemical-free pest management cuts rice waste

In 2006, Maria Otilia Carvalho, a researcher from the Tropical Research Institute of Portugal had an ambitious goal: to cut the huge losses of rice – a staple food crop for half of humanity – due to pests, without ...

dateMar 17, 2011 in Biotechnology
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