Researchers discover a potential on-off switch for nanoelectronics
...l the contact area between the tip and gold surface reduces to a single strand, like a necklace. When this strand finally breaks, nearby molecules can hop
into the gap between strands and contact the gold electrodes, resulting in a sudden change in conductance. Using this technique, Venkataraman and coll...
New nanostructured thin film shows promise for efficient solar energy conversion
... times greater than the sum of the IPCEs for the two other materials, Zhang said.
"We think what's happening is that it's easier for the charge to hop
around in the material," he explained. "That can only happen if you have both the quantum dot sensitizing and the nitrogen doping at the same time."
"For Angels Only...When to say No...
...aracteristics she set out initially. Entrepreneurs are often fantastic pitchmen, and Ive seen angels whove sworn themselves out of the investment game hop
right back in because they fear kicking themselves later.
Smart angel investors know how much they can invest each year, which industry sectors the...
Human networks: an antidote to process ideology
... austere; network without hierarchy is anarchy. Together they form a natural tension in the dance to discovery.
Whether your organization likes hip hop
or prefers the waltz, understanding human networks and the key players in them is an essential step to making your dance one of discovery, not despair...
Wi-Fi flows freely, but it costs
...us prices for Wi-Fi connectivity. If you are clever and a little patient, it's not that hard to find an alternate, free Wi-Fi network on which you can hop
a ride. In Europe's densely populated cities, it seems Wi-Fi is becoming the network of choice for homes and small offices.
At one hotel, I discove...
Information technology past the end of the Earth
...rk, and real bottom-line business benefit to be had. If you're content to be a second-tier explorer, there's still plenty of that kind of work around. hop
in the good ship "Buena Practicas" and navigate the protected headlands of the known world.
But we won't discover a brave new world of IT impact wi...
Abbott Labs campus in Kenosha could send ripples through local biotech
...existing biotech companies.
While Abbott has set the stage for an expansion just 15 miles north of its world headquarters in northern Illinois, the hop
across the border into Wisconsin is significant because of perception and the connections that could follow, said Tom Still, president of the Wiscons...
U.S. risks third-world status in key technology
...comparisons between technology implementations in the U.S. and in various European countries.
I've written before about Wi-Fi. In the U.S., you can hop
onto a Wi-Fi network just about anywhere, and there is relative good will about sharing bandwidth. Here in Europe, with a few exceptions, Wi-Fi is not...
New Urbanism: Community planning Feng Shui
...riving heavy turbo horsepower Bentley drophead coupes (the British phrase for convertibles).
Even government figures that preach conservation, then hop
into a limousine or private jet are viewed as hypocrites by those that have no option but to run their big SUVs because they cannot afford to buy a mo...
Reforming FDA: Focus on safety, let market judge efficacy
...ly reshape FDA over the coming years.
Should the FDA be a tortoise and take more time in approving drugs, or should it be a hare and allow drugs to hop
quickly to market? Baby boomers, who are used to getting what they want, desire both.
The key to achieving both speed and safety will be to restor...
HPLC/MS/MS Analysis of Bitter Acids in Hops and Beer
... processes modern brewing techniques may use hop
products such as extracts
to achieve gr...atography
has been used to separate the hop
alpha acids from their isomerized products
...of the acids.
cones, a crop harvested from a...