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With this Ring

Bishnu Khanal and Eugene Zubarev of Rice University in Houston, Texas have found that nanoscopic gold roads coated with polymer can spontaneously self-assemble into rings within seconds of water droplets condensing on to the surface of a solution of the …

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Fuel cells

US scientists have demonstrated a significant boost to fuel cells that could also cut costs. By coating the cathode with a thin layer of platinum instead of using solid metal, efficiency is raised by ten percent and the use of …

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