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Spinning better electronic devices

A team of researchers, led by a group at the University of California, Riverside, have demonstrated for the first time the transmission of electrical signals through insulators in a sandwich-like structure, a development ...

dateMar 02, 2016 in General Physics
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Tampering the current in a petri dish

Electricity plays a key role in cell studies, but practical issues linked with the shape of the laboratory cultureware have troubled this research. Laboratory cultureware are the plastic containers used by researchers to ...

dateMay 19, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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Explainer: What is a superconductor?

Materials can be divided into two categories based on their ability to conduct electricity. Metals, such as copper and silver, allow electrons to move freely and carry with them electrical charge. Insulators, such as rubber ...

dateMar 05, 2015 in Superconductivity
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Honda recalls 160,000 Fit and Vezel vehicles in Japan

Honda recalled 160,000 Fit subcompact and Vezel sport-utility vehicles in Japan on Monday because of defects in power steering and a part that controls the electric current in the vehicles. The recall does not affect any ...

dateApr 04, 2016 in Business
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