Breakthrough Technology Accelerates Solid-State Lighting

"SPE" method boosts LED development with dramatic increase in light output Scientists at the Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a method known as "SPE" to get significantly ...

Nanotech advance makes carbon nanotubes more useful

Researchers at UCSD have made carbon nanotubes bent in sharp predetermined angles, a technical advance that could lead to use of the long, thin cylinders of carbon as tiny springs, tips for atomic force microscopes, smaller ...

Samsung Unveils its New Satellite DMB phone

Samsung Electronics will showcase its third satellite Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (DMB) phone (SCH-B200) at MIPTV/MILIA in Cannes, France from April 11 to 15, following the release of the SCH-B100 and SCH-B130. Samsung’s ...

Portable High-Resolution NMR Sensor Unveiled

Homeland security experts may soon be getting a valuable new tool for identifying the chemical constituents in suspicious substances. A portable device makes it possible for the first time ever to take high-resolution NMR ...

Sacred constant might be changing

Scientists discover one of the constants of the universe might not be constant Physical constants are one of the cornerstones of physics – sacred numbers which we know to be fixed – but what if some of these constants ...

Terrorist-proof buildings from new high-tech sensors

Scientists develop a breed of sensors that can survive extremes of heat and pressure Scientists have developed a new breed of sensors which can survive incredible levels of pressure and heat and that are helping researchers ...

Microscopes at microscopic size

Traditionally if scientists wanted to look at something small they would put a sample under a microscope but now researchers have managed to shrink the microscope itself to the size of a single human cell. An interdisciplinary ...

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