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The Fipel, A Major Plastic Bulb Breakthrough, Darkens Fluorescent's Future

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The strip bulbs are made from plastic and nanomaterials that glow with an electric current, and could be here as early as 2013. Researchers at a North Carolina university have developed a replacement for fluorescent lightbulbs that is flicker-free. The Fipel, or field-induced polymer electroluminescent technology is made from...
The Fipel, A Major Plastic Bulb Breakthrough, Darkens Fluorescent's Future

10 Search Engines to Explore the Deep End of the Invisible Web

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No, it’s not Spiderman’s latest web slinging tool but something that’s more real world. Like the World Wide Web. The Invisible Web refers to the part of the WWW that’s not indexed by the search engines. Most of us think that that search powerhouses like Google and Bing are like...
10 Search Engines to Explore the Deep End of the Invisible Web
FIPEL wonder-light: Where are the numbers?

Researchers develop battery boosting Power Felt, encourages you to sit on your phone

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For whatever reason, researchers have long been stuck on the idea of harnessing the wasted energy potential of the human body. We've seen our nation's brightest try to siphon power off of our spare body heat, our breath and even our blood -- we haven't been able to cast...
Researchers develop battery boosting Power Felt, encourages you to sit on your phone
This Magical Energy-Creating Fabric Will Soon Be Everywhere
Electricity-Creating Fabric Will One Day Help Power Your Home
Plastic light bulbs have all the benefits of LEDs, none of the downsides

Scientists build 'super-bulb' out of plastic, it's (apparently) fantastic

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What do Michael Stipe and Dr. David Carroll have in common? Neither of them like the "fluorescent, flat, caffeine lights" that fill our offices and public spaces. Unlike R.E.M.'s lead singer, however, Carroll is actually trying to do something about them. His team has developed a plastic bulb made...
Scientists build 'super-bulb' out of plastic, it's (apparently) fantastic

Why All Schools Need iPads: Ending Texas's Bizarre Control Over National History Textbooks

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America’s history education is still held captive to the notoriously anti-establishment Texas Board of Education, which buys enough high school textbooks that it can dictate the content of history curriculum nationwide. A recent decision to recall a popular history book for its abject religious bias, written by one of the...
Why All Schools Need iPads: Ending Texas's Bizarre Control Over National History Textbooks
Power Felt converts heat into electrical power
How 'High-Performance Clothing' Will Power Your Phone And Monitor Your Health

Your Body Heat Could Someday Charge Your Phone

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Researchers at Wake Forest University find a way to turn body heat into electricity....
Your Body Heat Could Someday Charge Your Phone

An Inexpensive Fabric Could Recharge Your Cell Phone In Your Pocket

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Scientists have created technology that would allow you to charge your cell phone in your pocket.  David Carroll at Wake Forest University created Power Felt, which uses carbon nanotubes on a bed of plastic as conductors of electricity. The fabric feeds off warmth from the sun or your body heat. ...
An Inexpensive Fabric Could Recharge Your Cell Phone In Your Pocket

Three Free Healthcare Apps That Empower Patients

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Editor’s Note: Iltifat Husain is the founder and Editor-in-chief of iMedicalApps.com, a physician-operated technology review publication and is currently an Emergency Medicine resident physician at Wake Forest University’s School of Medicine. The significant adoption of smartphones among physicians has not only led to an explosion of medical apps aimed at...
Three Free Healthcare Apps That Empower Patients
Study: Texting Iz Destroying Student Grammar
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