News tagged with carbon molecules

Doping graphene

An organic molecule that has been found to be effective in making silicon-based electronics may be viable for building electronics on sheets of carbon only a single molecule thick. Researchers at the Max Planck ...

Jun 01, 2010 5 / 5 (6) 1 | with audio podcast

MIT researchers harness the sun's power

For decades, scientists have been trying to replicate the process of photosynthesis -- the process by which plants convert sunlight into energy. The Economist reports that Angela Belcher and her colleagues at the Massachusetts ...

May 12, 2010 4.2 / 5 (6) 1

Studying a Star Before it is Born

(PhysOrg.com) -- The first phase of a star's formation are thought to begin deep inside a natal cloud of gas and dust. In the earliest stages, material coalesces under the influence of gravity into so-called ...

Dec 04, 2009 4.7 / 5 (6) 1