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Stories by JR Minkel

News Bytes of the Week: Toxic Pets?

Trading security for sweets, Researchers trick Wi-Fi, Traders' testosterone levels predict their profits and more...

April 18, 2008 — Larry Greenemeier, Lisa Stein, Nikhil Swaminathan, JR Minkel and David Biello

This week in graphene: teensy tiny transistors!

University of Manchester New results keep coming fast and furious from graphene, the single-atom-thick form of graphite. Resembling chicken wire in structure, graphene has captured researchers' attention over the past few years for its combination of exotic physics, attractive electronic properties and ease of preparation (see my slideshow on how to make your own graphene"”with Scotch tape)...

April 18, 2008 — JR Minkel
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