Archive: 08/17/2008

Toward Plastic Spin Transistors

( -- University of Utah physicists successfully controlled an electrical current using the "spin" within electrons โ€“ a step toward building an organic "spin transistor": a plastic semiconductor ...

Aug 17, 2008
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Biracial Asian Americans and mental health

A new study of Chinese-Caucasian, Filipino-Caucasian, Japanese-Caucasian and Vietnamese-Caucasian individuals concludes that biracial Asian Americans are twice as likely as monoracial Asian Americans to be diagnosed with ...

Aug 17, 2008
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Scientists learn from nature to split water

An international team of researchers led by Monash University has used chemicals found in plants to replicate a key process in photosynthesis paving the way to a new approach that uses sunlight to split water into hydrogen ...

Aug 17, 2008
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Hydrogels provide scaffolding for growth of bone cells

Hyaluronic hydrogels developed by Carnegie Mellon University researchers may provide a suitable scaffolding to enable bone regeneration. The hydrogels, created by Newell Washburn, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski and Jeffrey Hollinger, ...

Aug 17, 2008
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