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Nuclear should be in the energy mix for biodiversity

Mon, 12/15/2014 - 9:41am
Leading conservation scientists from around the world have called for a substantial role for nuclear power in future energy-generating scenarios in order to mitigate climate change and protect biodiversity.

Stacking two-dimensional materials may lower cost of semiconductor devices

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 11:55am
A team of researchers has found that stacking materials that are only one atom thick can create semiconductor junctions that transfer charge efficiently, regardless of whether the crystalline structure of the materials is mismatched -- lowering the manufacturing cost for a wide variety of semiconductor devices such as solar cells, lasers and LEDs.