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A breakthrough in glass

Imagine a plane that has wings made out of glass. Thanks to a major breakthrough in understanding the nature of glass by scientists at the University of Bristol, this has just become a possibility.

Posted: Jun 22nd, 2008

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Solar energy turns organic

The high production cost of electricity from silicon-based solar cells has limited the use of the technology. Low cost solar cells with high cell performance are highly desirable and organic solar cells could be the answer.

Posted: Jun 22nd, 2008

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Innovation showcase finalists named

A device that removes arsenic from groundwater will compete against a nanotechnology-based drug delivery system and eight other novel technology innovations at the 2008 ASME Innovation Showcase (ASME IShow) to be held Oct. 31, in Boston.

Posted: Jun 21st, 2008

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Selection of carbon nanotubes with specific chiralities demonstrated

A chemistry professor at the University of Connecticut and his graduate students have published new results in Nature Nanotechnology showing how they isolated a particular type of carbon nanotube from a sample and manipulated it in a way that could have broad applicability in drug and gene delivery, electronic devices, and nanotechnology research.

Posted: Jun 20th, 2008

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