Archive: 04/25/2005

Sapphire Stars in Nanotube Support Role

On crystal surfaces, nanotubes self-guide themselves into dense structures with exciting potential applications as sensors or integrated circuits USC researchers have found that sapphire surfaces spontaneousl ...

Apr 25, 2005
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K-State professor takes chemistry to another world

Astronaut health is one of NASA's top priorities. Once beyond Earth's atmosphere, astronauts are exposed to ionizing radiation and microgravity. Effects from these, along with the potential buildup of toxins in the enclosed env ...

Apr 25, 2005
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Future Computer: Atoms Packed In An "Egg Carton" Of Light?

Scientists at Ohio State University have taken a step toward the development of powerful new computers -- by making tiny holes that contain nothing at all. The holes -- dark spots in an egg carton-shaped sur ...

Apr 25, 2005
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Next-Generation OLEDs

Georgia Tech and Albemarle Corp. to Develop New Polymer Precursor Materials for Aluminum-based OLEDs The Georgia Institute of Technology and Virginia-based Albemarle Corp. have signed a collaborative resea ...

Apr 25, 2005
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'There's a hole in my bucket ...'

Cracks, splits and holes are by definition one of the biggest problems in sealing technology. A new addition has recently been made to the thermoplastic elastomer family: Swellable variants of these plastics ...

Apr 25, 2005
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LHC Computing Centres Join Forces for Global Grid Challenge

Today, in a significant milestone for scientific grid computing, eight major computing centres successfully completed a challenge to sustain a continuous data flow of 600 megabytes per second (MB/s) on average for 10 days ...

Apr 25, 2005
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Professors seeks to understand why birds sing

A better understanding of why birds sing has led David Rothenberg, PhD, a professor in the department of humanities at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), on a journey into the seemingly disparate worlds of science, ...

Apr 25, 2005
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