Archive: 23/05/2005

Quantum Dot Materials Can Reduce Heat, Boost Electrical Output

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have shown that nanotechnology may greatly increase the amount of electricity produced by solar cells. In a paper published in a May ...

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Scientists unravel the secret world of elephant communication

It's a cloudless July afternoon in Etosha National Park in northern Namibia, and ecologist Caitlin O'Connell-Rodwell is scanning the horizon for elephants. "It's so fantastic here," she says. "We're constantly seeing elephants, ...

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UK starts planning for Cosmic Vision

Whilst many of us find it a challenge to plan a few weeks ahead the space industry works on far longer time scales - planning years ahead. UK space scientists and industrialists met on 19th May to look at technology requirements ...

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Clues to planet formation revealed

The most detailed measurements to date of the dusty disks around young stars confirm a new theory that the region where rocky planets such as Earth form is much farther away from the star than originally thought. These first ...

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Three New Floating-Point Devices from TI

Continuing to drive down the price of developing high-quality audio products, Texas Instruments Incorporated today announced three new floating-point digital signal processors (DSPs) based on the TMS320C67x DSP generation. ...

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