News tagged with electronic behavior

Poor park planning drives kids indoors

What does it take to keep children active when they get home from school? It seems that what your neighborhood offers in terms of parks and playgrounds has a lot to do with it. In a study looking at the links between the ...

dateFeb 22, 2011 in Health
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Discovering how microbes cooperate

Ever wonder what microorganisms do on a Saturday night? In professor Derek Lovley's lab at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, doctoral candidate Zarath Summers and her colleagues made a point to find out. In the process, ...

dateJan 07, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Looking for critical behavior in graphene

(PhysOrg.com) -- "One of the hopes people have for graphene is in electronic devices. It is seen as a possible replacement for silicon, due to its unique properties," Herb Fertig tells PhysOrg.com. Graphene conducts well, ...

dateMay 18, 2010 in Nanomaterials feature
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Metallic Glass Yields Secrets Under Pressure

(PhysOrg.com) -- Metallic glasses are emerging as potentially useful materials at the frontier of materials science research. They combine the advantages and avoid many of the problems of normal metals and glasses, two classes ...

dateMar 16, 2010 in Condensed Matter
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Physicist wins Packard Fellowship

(PhysOrg.com) -- MIT physicist Pablo Jarillo-Herrero has won a 2009 David and Lucile Packard Fellowship, an award he will use to study a new class of materials that could have applications in the semiconductor industry and ...

dateOct 16, 2009 in General Physics
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