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Copper mining waste could help solve economic woes

— 21 Aug 2010 07:43 | Environment

An entrepreneur from Traverse Bay, Mich., and Michigan Technological University researchers are collaborating on a project to use Upper Michigan's stamp sand, an unsightly leftover…

Roller coaster superconductivity discovered

— 19 Aug 2010 09:16 | Technology

Superconductors are more than 150 times more efficient at carrying electricity than copper wires. However, to attain the superconducting state, these materials have to be cooled below…

New screen offers hope for copper deficiency sufferers

— 17 Aug 2010 09:39 | Health

Copper deficiency diseases can be devastating. Symptoms can range from crippling neurological degeneration in Menkes disease - a classic copper deficiency disease - to brittle bones,…

'White graphene' to the rescue

— 30 Jul 2010 08:40 | Technology

What researchers might call 'white graphene' may be the perfect sidekick for the real thing as a new era unfolds in nanoscale electronics…

Nanowick at heart of new system to cool 'power electronics'

— 23 Jul 2010 10:14 | Technology

Researchers have shown that an advanced cooling technology being developed for high-power electronics in military and automotive systems is capable of handling roughly 10 times the…

'Broken symmetry' discovery in high-temperature superconductors opens new research path

— 16 Jul 2010 12:39 | Technology

In a major step toward understanding the mysterious 'pseudogap' state in high-temperature cuprate superconductors, a team of Cornell, Binghamton University and Brookhaven National Laboratory…

Small wires make big connections for microelectronics

— 16 Jul 2010 12:37 | Technology

University of Illinois engineers have developed a novel direct-writing method for manufacturing metal interconnects that could shrink integrated circuits and expand microelectronics…

Key advance in understanding 'pseudogap' phase in high-Tc superconductors

— 15 Jul 2010 15:09 | Technology

Scientists have been trying for some 20 years to understand why the low temperature at which copper-oxide superconductors carry current with no resistance can't be increased to be closer…

Researchers capture first images of sub-nano pore structures

— 9 Jun 2010 13:13 | Technology

Moore's law marches on: In the quest for faster and cheaper computers, scientists have imaged pore structures in insulation material at sub-nanometre scale for the first time. Understanding…

Copper nanowires enable bendable displays and solar cells

— 1 Jun 2010 19:27 | Technology

A team of Duke University chemists has perfected a simple way to make tiny copper nanowires in quantity. The cheap conductors are small enough to be transparent, making them ideal for…

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