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from hand selected science and technology stories from various online
nanoparticles CSIRO & Melbourne based company Micronisers have developed ultrafine additives for
sunscreens and already captured 60 % of the Australian sunscreen market. Products have
been presented at the Hannover
trade fair 2001 in April
Source : CSIRO Media release
in transparent electronics
Researchers at Oregon State University have made significant advances in the emerging
science of transparent electronics, creating transparent "p-type" semiconductors
that have more than 200 times the conductivity of the best materials available for that
purpose a few years ago.
A Danish company called "Crystal Fiber", a spin off
from the Technical University of Denmark develop tomorrow
optical fibers which guide light through holes and defects.
Source: The Economist
Glassy AgI Anything ( or almost
anything) can be made glassy if you are able to cool the melt
fast enough for avoid reorganization of the melted substance. Researchers at the university
of Cincinnati found another way to transform AgI into a glass structure by incorporate it
on a special glass host.
Source: University of Cincinnati
Corning enter the Gene-Chip Market
Corning has a long story of reinventing itself as technology changes. From the first
Thomas Edison's light bulb to the fiber optics and now to genomics Corning confirm its
adaptability to the fast changing economy.
by Justin Gillis