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Newsletter Digest: Future electronics, meat consumption and the NZBio and Kea Awards

Peter Griffin posted in on March 26th, 2010.

Life after silicon – future electronics The journal Science gives over much of this week’s issue to the role silicon-based transistors have played in revolutionising computing and the possible way forward as scientists strive for faster, more powerful computers and electronics. Some scientists writing in Science are focusing on the re-engineering of silicon-based transistors while […]

Electronics – where to from here?

Peter Griffin posted in on March 26th, 2010.

This week’s edition of Science has a special feature devoted to silicon and its use in electronics. As we reach the limits of what silicon-based transistors can do, the articles look not only at the the work being done by scientists to try give silicon new functionality, but also at the types of new materials […]

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