Archive: 18/02/2010

Can graphene nanoribbons replace silicon?

( -- "Graphene has been the subject of intense focus and research for a few years now," Philip Kim tells "There are researchers that feel that it is possible that graphene could replace silicon as ...

dateFeb 18, 2010 in Nanophysics feature
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Hairy secret of foraging plants discovered

( -- The genes that control the hairy 'mining machine' that makes some plants better at finding nutrients in poor soils than others have been discovered by scientists from Oxford University and the John Innes ...

dateFeb 18, 2010 in Biotechnology
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New browsers for Android coming soon

( -- Mozilla Firefox is planning to make its mobile phone browser available for Google’s Android platform later this year, and Opera and NetFront (made by ACCESS) are also vying for a piece of the action.

dateFeb 18, 2010 in Software report
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