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December 2, 2012
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Micro Fuel Cells Made of Glass — Power for Your iPad?

Engineers at Yale University have developed a new breed of micro fuel cell that could serve as a long-lasting, low-cost, and eco-friendly power source for portable electronic devices, such as tablet computers, smart phones, and remote sensors. The researchers describe … Continue reading

June 29, 2012
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Nano-Sandwich Technique Slims Down Solar Cells, Improves Efficiency

Researchers from North Carolina State University have found a way to create much slimmer thin-film solar cells without sacrificing the cells’ ability to absorb solar energy. Making the cells thinner should significantly decrease manufacturing costs for the technology. “We were … Continue reading

January 12, 2012
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IBM Research Determines Atomic Limits of Magnetic Memory

*IBM scientists create the world’s smallest magnetic memory bit using only 12 atoms.* *First-ever demonstration of engineered atomic-scale structures storing information magnetically at low temperatures.* *New experimental atomic-scale magnet memory is at least 100 times denser than today’s hard disk … Continue reading