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Keeping cool with a black semiconductor

As anyone who has held a laptop computer or cell phone knows, they produce heat that has the potential to damage the microchips inside. However, layered, crystalline black phosphorus could lead to a new microchip design that ...

dateJun 13, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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'We don't know nearly enough about migration'

In the current issue of the scientific journal Science, which was published today, Frans Willeken, migration expert at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, together with three further experts on migration, summarizes ...

dateMay 20, 2016 in Social Sciences
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Walking in the shadow of a great volcano

On a ledge just inside the lip of Chile's Quizapu volcanic crater, Philipp Ruprecht was furiously digging a trench. Here at an elevation of 10,000 feet, a 1,000-foot plunge loomed just yards away, and wind was whipping ...

dateMay 18, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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