Archive: 09/02/2009

Semantic web promises a smarter electricity grid

(PhysOrg.com) -- Dispersed wind farms and solar panels on people’s homes are posing new challenges for managing power grids that were designed when all electricity was generated in centralised plants. A new semantic web ...

dateFeb 09, 2009 in Engineering
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Batteries get a (nano)boost

Need to store electricity more efficiently? Put it behind bars. That's essentially the finding of a team of Rice University researchers who have created hybrid carbon nanotube metal oxide arrays as electrode material that ...

dateFeb 09, 2009 in Nanophysics
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Tailor-made recombinant proteins in mammals

A new way to direct chemical modifications to specific sites on recombinant proteins - including the monoclonal antibodies so important in the pharmaceutical industry - has been developed by Carolyn Bertozzi and her colleagues ...

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