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Nanotechnology to pervade automobiles

Nanotechnology would soon have a pervasive effect on automotive products and manufacturing processes in the automobile industry, said Hyderabad-based International Advanced Research for New Materials Research Centre director G Sundara Rajan.

Posted: Jan 5th, 2008

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Boron nanotubes could outperform carbon

Carbon may be losing its monopoly over the nanoworld. According to the latest calculations, tubes built out of the element boron could have many of the same properties as carbon nanotubes.

Posted: Jan 4th, 2008

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The problem with pseudosciences

There is an interesting article on the CSI (Committee for Sceptical Inquiry) website about a broad range of assessments from CSICOP panelists of pseudoscience and the paranormal in education, the media, and public perception.

Posted: Jan 4th, 2008

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Harvesting the sun's energy with nanoantennas

Researchers are developing a novel way to collect energy from the sun with a technology that could potentially cost pennies a yard, be imprinted on flexible materials and still draw energy after the sun has set.

Posted: Jan 4th, 2008

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Light from crystals

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors has carried out pioneering work in the development of thin-film LEDs - supported by Fraunhofer researchers from Jena.

Posted: Jan 4th, 2008

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