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New generation plastic OLEDs developed


November 1st, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 1 (IANS) Researchers have developing the world's most efficient organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) in plastic. OLEDs provide high-contrast and low-energy displays and are becoming the dominant technology for ... Read more...

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How to remove radioactive materials from drinking water


April 14th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): A study has found that a combination of forest by-products and crustacean shells may be the key to removing radioactive materials from drinking water.Researchers from North Carolina State ... Read more...

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Scientists develop new method to mass-produce graphene


June 10th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a simple, and inexpensive manufacturing method to mass-produce graphene - a form of carbon - for electronics applications.Graphene consists of a layer of ... Read more...

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Scientists edge towards mass production of silicon substitute


June 10th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Scientists have leaped over a major hurdle in efforts to begin commercial production of a form of carbon that could rival silicon in its potential for revolutionising electronic ... Read more...

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Indian-American engineer set to transform US power grid


March 31st, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) Although the US power industry is one of the greatest engineering marvels, ageing technology and an increase in demand are creating problems for the power grid that needs ... Read more...

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Scientists leap over major hurdle in mass production of graphene


March 11th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 11(ANI): In a new study, scientists have leaped over a major hurdle in efforts to begin commercial production of graphene, a form of carbon that could rival silicon in its ... Read more...

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Hot rocks key to producing low cost fresh water


December 8th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 8 (IANS) An underground source of hot-rock energy may have the potential to produce low-cost fresh water, says a new study. University of Queensland's Geothermal Energy Centre's director Hal Gurgenci said ... Read more...

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‘Electronic glue’ promises less expensive semiconductors


June 12th, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Chicago and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have developed an "electronic glue" that promises development of less expensive semiconductors.The electronic glue could accelerate advances ... Read more...

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World’s first flying micro-robot is born


April 9th, 2009 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 9 (IANS) Canadian researchers have developed the world's first flying micro-robot that can manipulate objects, particularly during surgeries, for micro-scale applications. The invention provides researchers with more control over ... Read more...

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New materials boost efficiency of OLEDs by 25 percent


March 23rd, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) New materials synthesised by researchers can boost efficiency of blue organic light emitting diodes or OLEDs by at least 25 percent. OLEDs represent a cutting edge technology in superior ... Read more...

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Scientists build worlds most buoyant boats


March 21st, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 21 (ANI): Scientists in China have built mini prototypes for the most buoyant boats ever, which are made of copper mesh coated with a highly water repellent material that ... Read more...

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Future electric cars, laptops may benefit from a new kind of capacitor


March 16th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 16 (ANI): Electric cars and laptops may soon benefit from a prototype capacitor that can store power as densely as a supercapacitor, and release it rapidly. The novel capacitor ... Read more...

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Nanotechnology could make better food: scientist


February 15th, 2009 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, Feb 15 (Xinhua) Foods produced by nanotechnology are healthy and absorbed in the human body more efficiently, a Dutch scientist has said."The problem I always face is that people do not ... Read more...

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New method might make plants super water seekers


July 31st, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU) in Israel have devised a new solution to the inefficiency of current irrigation methods, by genetically modifying plants root systems to ... Read more...

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Plant roots being modified to be better at finding water


July 31st, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Most of the water brought by irrigation to grow crops evaporates even before reaching plant roots, a huge waste of resources that contributes to the global food crisis. ... Read more...

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