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Cooling inspired by sweat

In many of today's electronics, the price we pay for speed comes in the form of heat. As the number of processors on a computer chip increases, so does the amount of heat each chip generates—and there's ...

Dec 19, 2013 5 / 5 (1) 0

When liquids behave like solids

(Phys.org) —When a rubber ball and a droplet of water are compressed onto a solid surface, they behave very differently. For the ball, the compression process is reversible, so the ball retains its original ...

Dec 10, 2013 4.5 / 5 (15) 0 | with audio podcast feature

Liquid crystal that twists and bends

(Phys.org) —New and improved energy efficient digital screens as well as improved TV images could be just some of the benefits of a new discovery in the field of liquid crystals, which chemists from the ...

Nov 13, 2013 4.4 / 5 (11) 0 | with audio podcast