Archive: 27/04/2011

Looking to a bright, sunny future

What are the major technology challenges to future growth in the solar-cell industry? Where are the big-bang-for-the-buck R&D investment opportunities? These and other questions were put to a group of 72 internationally recognized ...

dateApr 27, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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Two graphene layers may be better than one

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have shown that the electronic properties of two layers of graphene vary on the nanometer scale. The surprising new results reveal that not ...

dateApr 27, 2011 in Nanophysics
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Two studies map pollutant threats to turtles

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a pair of studies—one recently published online and the other soon-to-be published— researchers at the Hollings Marine Laboratory (HML), a government-university collaboration in Charleston, S.C., ...

dateApr 27, 2011 in Ecology
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Sharp annual profit more than quadruples

(AP) -- Sharp said its annual profit more than quadrupled due to brisk demand for liquid crystal display screens but warned the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan last month will have a "broad" impact on its business.

dateApr 27, 2011 in Business
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