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Nanotechnology increases efficiency of sun-to-fuel process

Researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock said they have developed a process involving nanostructure that shows great promise in boosting the efficiency of titania photoanodes used to convert solar energy into hydrogen in fuel cells.

Posted: Mar 20th, 2009

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Carbon nanotubes are superior to metals for electronics

Researchers have been performing quantum mechanics calculations, which prove that in carbon nanotubes, higher current density does not lead to electromigration and thermomigration; it also produces just one percent of the heat produced by traditional metals, such as copper.

Posted: Mar 20th, 2009

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Nanophotonics exhibition in Moscow

A high-tech Photonics exhibition, which is to be held at Expocentre (Moscow) on April 20 - 23, 2009, will include a special section that will be completely devoted to laser nanotechnologies, which are considerably transforming the image of modern electronics.

Posted: Mar 20th, 2009

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Fullerene to treat multiple sclerosis

In partnership with a group of Prof. Howard Weiner from Brigham and Women's Hospital at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Michael Gozin from TAU's School of Chemistry is attempting to create the next generation MS drug based on a delivery platform of "buckyballs.

Posted: Mar 19th, 2009

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Graphene may solve communications speed limit

New research findings at MIT could lead to microchips that operate at much higher speeds than is possible with today's standard silicon chips, leading to cell phones and other communications systems that can transmit data much faster.

Posted: Mar 19th, 2009

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