Archive: 25/02/2010

Cell-inspired electronics

(PhysOrg.com) -- A single cell in the human body is approximately 10,000 times more energy-efficient than any nanoscale digital transistor, the fundamental building block of electronic chips. In one second, a cell performs ...

dateFeb 25, 2010 in Engineering
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MSU students take aim at bear spray canisters

Visitors to national parks and forests are encouraged to use bear spray when they encounter grizzlies, but disposing of the bear spray canisters is a problem that three Montana State University engineering students addressed ...

dateFeb 25, 2010 in Other
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Basic quantum computing circuit built

(PhysOrg.com) -- Exerting delicate control over a pair of atoms within a mere seven-millionths-of-a-second window of opportunity, physicists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison created an atomic circuit that may help quantum ...

dateFeb 25, 2010 in Quantum Physics
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Water Quality Model Passes Another Test

(PhysOrg.com) -- A test of the SWAT (Soil and Water Assessment Tool) model on a small watershed with poor water quality in Maryland showed that the model accurately estimated pollutant levels over the long term, according ...

dateFeb 25, 2010 in Environment
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