Archive: 20/06/2011

Researchers create a smaller, flexible LED

University of Miami professor at the College of Engineering, Jizhou Song, has helped design an light-emitting diode (LED) light that uses an array of LEDs 100 times smaller than conventional LEDs. The new device has flexibility, ...

dateJun 20, 2011 in Engineering
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British Library, Google in deal to digitize books

A treatise on a stuffed hippopotamus, an 18th-century English primer for Danish sailors and a description of the first engine-driven submarine are among 250,000 books to be made available online in a deal between Google and ...

dateJun 20, 2011 in Internet
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Astronomy without a telescope -- star seeds

Molecular clouds are called so because they have sufficient density to support the formation of molecules, most commonly H2 molecules. Their density also makes them ideal sites for new star formation – and if star formation ...

dateJun 20, 2011 in Astronomy
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Tiny water boatman is a champion singer

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers studying the lesser water boatman have discovered that adjusting for size, M. scholtzi, a tiny freshwater bug, is the apparent world champion at producing the loudest noise. At only 2.3mm (about ...

dateJun 20, 2011 in Plants & Animals report
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