Move over, silicon, there's a new circuit in town

(Phys.org) —When it comes to electronics, silicon will now have to share the spotlight. In a paper recently published in Nature Communications, researchers from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering describe how they have ...

Five cool things at E3: This year it's software

In front of the Los Angeles Convention Center this week, there's a mutant strapped to the front of a bus, signaling the beginning of the sensory barrage that is the Electronic Entertainment Expo.

'Trophy wife' stereotype is largely a myth, new study shows

Don't be so quick to judge. Most people are familiar with the "trophy wife" stereotype that attractive women marry rich men, placing little importance on their other traits, including physical appearance, and that men look ...

Cable TV boxes become second biggest energy users in many homes

In the middle of the night, when most Americans are sound asleep, their lights and appliances off, a power hog is wide awake and running at nearly full throttle: the boxes that operate their cable or satellite television ...

New molecules around old stars

(Phys.org) —Using ESA's Herschel space observatory, astronomers have discovered that a molecule vital for creating water exists in the burning embers of dying Sun-like stars.

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