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Scientists going back to vacuums to achieve more efficient electronics

With the advent of semiconductor transistors—invented in 1947 as a replacement for bulky and inefficient vacuum tubes—there has been consistent demand for faster Continue reading “Scientists going back to vacuums to achieve more efficient electronics” »  More...

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By BioNews On Sunday, July 1st, 2012
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Cotton t-shirts could soon charge electronic gadgets

Mechanical engineers are working on how to turn the material in a cotton T-shirt into a source of electrical power Continue reading “Cotton t-shirts could soon charge electronic gadgets” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 28th, 2012
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Soon, minute factories to produce drug inside human body

Scientists have made a breakthrough toward treating disease with the development of minute capsules that contain not drugs Continue reading “Soon, minute factories to produce drug inside human body” More...

By BioNews On Friday, June 22nd, 2012
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Now, nano-infused paint to detect strain in buildings, bridges and airplanes

Two Indian origin scientists are included in a Rice University team who have developed a new type of paint that can reveal strain in materials by its fluorescence Continue reading “Now, nano-infused paint More...

By BioNews On Thursday, June 14th, 2012
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Ancient principle inspires new device to produce electricity from waste heat

Inspired by the observation of an ancient Greek philosopher, scientists have come up with a new device designed to harvest the enormous amounts of energy wasted as heat each year to produce electricity Continue More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 9th, 2011
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Similarity between patterns in spider silk and melodies may help engineers

Using a new mathematical methodology, scientists have created a scientifically rigorous analogy that shows the similarities between the physical structure of spider silk and the sonic structure of a melody Continue More...

By BioNews On Thursday, December 8th, 2011
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World’s smallest electronic circuit developed

A team of scientists has engineered one of the world’s smallest electronic circuits Continue reading “World’s smallest electronic circuit developed” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 29th, 2011
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‘Graphene foam’ sensor 10 times more efficient in detecting explosives

Graphene form sensors are ten times more efficient in sniffing out bombs and explosives compared to commercial gas detectors being used today Continue reading “‘Graphene foam’ sensor 10 times more efficient More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 24th, 2011
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Soon, artificial windpipe to cut transplant rejection risk

Scientists have come up with an artificial trachea made with patient’s own cells, which will help in performing successful transplant surgeries on patients suffering from tracheal tumours Continue reading “Soon, More...

By BioNews On Monday, November 21st, 2011
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Coming soon: an artificial tree that can make high electricity bills history!

A London based company has combined three technologies of alternative energy, wind turbines, solar panels and solar collectors Continue reading “Coming soon: an artificial tree that can make high electricity More...