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Staying cool in nanelectronic universe by heating up

As smartphones, tablets and other gadgets become smaller and more sophisticated, the heat they generate while in use increases. This is a growing problem...

Study Reduces Casimir Force to Lowest Recorded Level

A research team that includes a physics professor at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) has recorded a drastically reduced measurement of the Casimir effect,...

Silk microneedles deliver controlled-release drugs painlessly

Bioengineers at Tufts University School of Engineering have developed a new silk-based microneedle system able to deliver precise amounts of drugs over time and...

Story tips from the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National...

When a Rhode-Island-sized ice chunk separates from Greenland, is the calving due to typical seasonal variations or a long-term warmer world? A project called the Scalable, Efficient, and Accurate Community Ice Sheet Model, or SEACISM, on the Jagua...

Supercritical carbon dioxide Brayton Cycle turbines promise giant leap

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Sandia National Laboratories researchers are moving into the demonstration phase of a novel gas turbine system for power generation, with the promise that thermal-to-electric conversion efficiency will be increased to as much ...

LAMMPS supercomputer code developer earns special recognition

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Sandia National Laboratories researcher Steve Plimpton, who led development of a widely used computer code that models how materials behave, has been invited to present a keynote lecture at the Feb. 27-March 3 Minerals, Mate...

Sandia security experts help Kazakhstan safely transport, store Soviet-era bomb materials

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- A Sandia National Laboratories team helped reach a major milestone in the nation's nuclear nonproliferation efforts by working with the Central Asian country of Kazakhstan to move nuclear materials -- enough to build an es...

World’s smallest battery created at CINT nanotechnology center

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- A benchtop version of the world's smallest battery -- its anode a single nanowire one seven-thousandth the thickness of a human hair -- has been created by a team led by Sandia National Laboratories researcher Jianyu Huang....

Tougher rating system evaluates nine supercomputer capabilities

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Nine supercomputers have been tested, validated and ranked by the new "Graph500" challenge, first introduced this week by an international team led by Sandia National Laboratories. The list of submitters and the order of their...

New standard proposed for supercomputing

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- A new supercomputer rating system will be released by an international team led by Sandia National Laboratories at the Supercomputing Conference 2010 in New Orleans on Nov. 17. The rating system, Graph500, tests supercompute...

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