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December 21, 2012
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Researchers Use Liquid Metal to Create Wires That Stretch Eight Times Their Original Length

Researchers from North Carolina State University have created conductive wires that can be stretched up to eight times their original length while still functioning. The wires can be used for everything from headphones to phone chargers, and hold potential for … Continue reading

November 10, 2012
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Improving Batteries

UD doctoral student studies ways to improve lithium battery performance Lithium batteries are used in many devices such as cell phones, computers and cameras, among others. University of Delaware doctoral student Wei-Fan Kuan is investigating ways to improve membranes used … Continue reading

August 8, 2012
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Chemists Advance Clear Conductive Films

Thin, conductive films are useful in displays and solar cells. A new solution-based chemistry developed at Brown University for making indium tin oxide films could allow engineers to employ a much simpler and cheaper manufacturing process. PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] … Continue reading

July 20, 2011
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WHOI Scientists Analyze, Explain the Chemical Makeup of Gulf Plume

Taking another major step in sleuthing the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, a research team led by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has determined what chemicals were contained in a deep, hydrocarbon-containing plume at least 22 miles long that … Continue reading

February 14, 2011
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Delving Into Manganite Conductivity

Washington, D.C.— Chemical compounds called manganites have been studied for many years since the discovery of colossal magnetoresistance, a property that promises important applications in the fields of magnetic sensors, magnetic random access memories and spintronic devices. However, understanding—and ultimately … Continue reading

August 19, 2010
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WHOI Scientists Map and Confirm Origin of Large, Underwater Hydrocarbon Plume in Gulf

Scientists at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have detected a plume of hydrocarbons that is at least 22 miles long and more than 3,000 feet below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, a residue of the BP Deepwater … Continue reading