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‘Carbon Hero’ to Help Save our Planet

‘Carbon Hero’ to Help Save our Planet

Andreas Zachariah, a graduate student at the Royal College of Art in London, has developed a new device that may help reduce global warming by raising people’s awareness to their carbon footprint. Named “Carbon Hero”, this device uses satellite navigation ...

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I Can See It in Your Eyes (Your Age, That Is)

I Can See It in Your Eyes (Your Age, That Is)

Researchers at the University of Copenhagen and the University of Aarhus in Denmark can now look into the eyes of the dead and determine, with relatively high precision, when they were born. This is done using a radiocarbon dating method ...

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High Speed Carbon Nanotube Based Chips

High Speed Carbon Nanotube Based Chips

A team of electrical engineers from Stanford University and Toshiba have developed nanotube wires that can withstand data transfer speeds comparable to those of commercially available chips. In a paper published in the “Nano Letters” Journal, the researchers reported they ...

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Directed Radiotherapy Using Carbon Nanotubes

A new method for specifically targeting cancer cells with radio-frequency waves was developed by researchers at University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. The method uses carbon based nanotubes to enter the cancerous cells and vibrate at ...

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Blackbird Rider – Carbon Fiber Guitar

Blackbird Rider – Carbon Fiber Guitar

The Blackbird Rider is an acoustic guitar with full-bodied sound in a highly portable package – 30% smaller than a traditional acoustic guitar. This was achieved thanks to the material chosen to construct this unique guitar – carbon fiber. Carbon ...

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Green Computing

Green Computing

Green computing, the study and practice of efficient and eco-friendly computing resources, is now under the attention of not only environmental organizations, but also businesses from other industries. In recent years, companies in the computer industry have come to realize ...

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Graphene Paper is Tougher than Diamond

Graphene Paper is Tougher than Diamond

Researchers from Northwestern University developed a sheet of paper-like material made of graphene that has unique properties. Tougher than diamond, lighter than most metals, and with the ability to change its electrical properties from an insulator to conductor and even ...

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Nanohorns Will Store Hydrogen

Nanohorns Will Store Hydrogen

Researchers at Centre National de La Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in France have discovered a solution for storing hydrogen inside special carbon nanotubes. This storage solution may have important applications for the future of renewable energy economy, including hydrogen based cars. ...

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