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2-D Materials Enhance a 3-D World
Science & Tech  (tags: 2D materials )

- 8 hours ago -
In the past decade, two-dimensional, 2D, materials have captured the fascination of a steadily increasing number of scientists
CWRU Directly Measures How Perovskite Solar Films Efficiently Convert Light to Power
Science & Tech  (tags: Perovskite solar )

- 8 hours ago -
Solar cells made with films mimicking the structure of the mineral perovskite are the focus of worldwide research.
The Story of Aaron Swartz   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Aaron Swartz, DOJ, Corporate takeover, brilliant mind, internet, SOPA, PIPA, suicide, Lawrence Lessig )

- 1 day ago -
Four years ago the USA as well as the world lost one of its brilliant minds with a heart. A protector of the internet, our rights, he understood Corporate takeover and because of it the State, DOJ, came down with all it had. Find time to watch this one.
One of the Worlds Largest Super Volcanoes Is Waking Up
Science & Tech  (tags: supervolcano, Neanderthals, Italy, Campi Flegrei )

- 1 day ago -
A supervolcano which has not erupted for 12,000 years may be waking up, aside from an inconsequentially small eruption in 1538, this same volcano also erupted about 40,000 years ago, and could have contributed to the extinction of the Neanderthals,
Smart Cycle: Parents Divided on Fisher Price's Exercise Bike for Kids
Science & Tech  (tags: kid's toys )

- 2 days ago -
The toy is a stationary bike with a tablet holder attached, and the idea is to get kids cycling while playing and interacting with the tablet or a TV via four educational apps.
Student Invents Smart Gun That Could Prevent Hundreds of Accidents - Good News Network
Science & Tech  (tags: goodnews, GoodNews, safety, safety, NewTechnology, technology, tech, Gizmos )

- 3 days ago -
Using smart phone finger authentication technology, this smart gun can only be used by the intended user.
Why This Nuclear Engineer Says Every Nuke Plant in the US Should Be Shut Down Yesterday
Science & Tech  (tags: Solutions, U.S., Nuclear Power, Renewable Energy )

- 2 days ago -
"If the general public would see these secret 'red' reports, its view on nuclear power would turn strongly negative."
Manufacturing Platform Makes Intricate Biocompatible Micromachines
Science & Tech  (tags: Nano )

- 4 days ago -
A team of researchers led by Biomedical Engineering Professor Sam Sia has developed a way to manufacture microscale-sized machines from biomaterials that can safely be implanted in the body.
Photons Struggle to Escape Distant Galaxies
Science & Tech  (tags: Photons )

- 4 days ago -
Astronomers have discovered giant halos around early Milky Way type galaxies, made of photons (elementary particles of light) that have struggled to escape them.
An Ordered Route to Improved Performance of Solar Cells
Science & Tech  (tags: Perovskites )

- 5 days ago -
Silicon is the dominant material in the production of solar cells. However, perovskites are catching up: they are cheap, flexible and have a promising light-to-electricity conversion efficiency
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