Archive: 18/05/2011

Nano-tuned solar cells

Solar cells that are more effective and cost less in production: Within the EU-project N2P (Nano to Product) researchers developed nano tuned surfaces to gain both.

dateMay 18, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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Resolving water's electrical properties

An old confusion about the electrical properties of water's surface has ended, thanks to scientists at Pacific Northwest and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories. The conflict arose because two types of measurements gave ...

dateMay 18, 2011 in Materials Science
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Super lasers in Europe? You bet

Gaining and maintaining a strong foothold in the European and global technology markets is high on the EU agenda. Helping meet this goal is the ELI ('Extreme light infrastructure') project, which clinched EUR 6 million under ...

dateMay 18, 2011 in General Physics
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Bees 'read sky' to find home

( -- Bees remember landmarks and read information from the sky to find their way home from an amazing 11 kilometres away and over several days’ travel, a new study from The Australian National University ...

dateMay 18, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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