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Heat-conducting plastic developed

The spaghetti-like internal structure of most plastics makes it hard for them to cast away heat, but a University of Michigan research team has made a plastic blend that does so 10 times better than its conventional ...

dateNov 25, 2014 in Polymers
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Pyramid scheme for brighter organic LEDs

The most common kind of light bulb in the United States—the incandescent—is only about 5 percent efficient. The phosphorescent organic light-emitting diode, on the other hand, makes light out of 100 percent ...

dateJun 20, 2014 in Energy & Green Tech
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Facebook memes can evolve like genes

(Phys.org) —What started as a politically liberal Facebook meme in support of health care reform morphed as it spread across the social network into hundreds of thousands of variations—some just a few ...

dateJan 17, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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