Archive: 02/22/2008

Special Coating Greatly Improves Solar Cell Performance

The energy from sunlight falling on only 9 percent of California’s Mojave Desert could power all of the United States’ electricity needs if the energy could be efficiently harvested, according to some estimates. Unfortunately, ...

Feb 22, 2008 4.5 / 5 (41) 0

New protein tag enhances view within living cells

The view into the inner world of living cells just got a little brighter and more colorful. A powerful new research tool, when used with other labeling technologies, allows simultaneous visualization of two or more different ...

Feb 22, 2008 5 / 5 (1) 0

Seabird research tracks ocean health

Oxford University scientists hope to uncover the secret life of an important British seabird using technology developed with Microsoft Research Cambridge.

Feb 22, 2008 5 / 5 (3) 0

Nomadic devices, the freedom to compute

Today's mobile phones and other nomadic devices have the computing power to offer users many more applications than currently available. However, security concerns and costs are holding back developments in ...

Feb 22, 2008 4.7 / 5 (6) 0