News tagged with tungsten

All set and ready to glow

A new technique that paves the way for manufacturing affordable LED light bulbs is to be exploited in the UK, in a deal that researchers say could have a dramatic impact on carbon emissions.

dateFeb 07, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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Tracking conflict minerals in Congo

Eastern Congo's hillsides are rich in an element that most people have never heard of, a metal that is inside most of the mobile phones, laptops, and other electronics that we use every day.

dateDec 08, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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