Archive: 03/7/2008

Quantum Dots May Lead to Rainbow Solar Cell

For the first time, researchers have created solar cells made of different-sized quantum dots, each tuned to a specific wavelength of light. By arranging these quantum dots in an ordered pattern, the scientists ...

Mar 07, 2008 feature
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New bacteria contaminate hairspray

Scientists in Japan have discovered a new species of bacteria that can live in hairspray, according to the results of a study published in the March issue of the International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology.

Mar 07, 2008
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Seeing through the dark

Astronomers have measured the distribution of mass inside a dark filament in a molecular cloud with an amazing level of detail and to great depth. The measurement is based on a new method that looks at the ...

Mar 07, 2008
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