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phase-change cooling

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Origin boasts 5.7GHz overclocks with phase-change CPU cooling

Origin's new phase-change CPU cooler promises heretofore unseen clock speeds for its high-end gaming desktops.

By January 11, 2012

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The inner workings of your refrigerator, revealed: Welcome to Appliance Science!

In our inaugural Appliance Science column, writer Richard Baguley and illustrator Colin West McDonald explore the inner workings of the largest appliance in your house.

By November 4, 2014

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Big Blue, Big Bang, big data: Telescope funds computing R&D

IBM is trying to advance the supercomputing state of the art in memory, optical links, and processing with research stemming from a massive radio telescope project.

By March 5, 2013

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Could smartphones be sped up without burning them out?

Researchers study the idea of alternately powering up and then cooling down mobile processors--known as "computational sprinting"--to squeeze out better performance without overheating.

By February 29, 2012

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A 'thermal battery' for villages in India

Startup Promethean Power had to ditch its dream of solar-powered milk chillers in rural India, but the company hit on a novel energy storage system that's cheaper and overcomes the unreliable grid.

By January 29, 2012

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Solar Decathlon: New tech meets old-school designs

The university competition to build the most practical and compelling net zero-energy house opens in Washington, D.C., where students show off the art of what's possible.

By September 23, 2011

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IBM leaps two hurdles for next-gen memory

Big Blue finds a way to double the data that a cell of phase-change memory can store for a long time. It expects the new memory technology in servers in 2016.

By June 29, 2011

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Window and insulation experts the next plumbers?

Emerging technologies geared toward closing a "thermal envelope" in green building, already the largest growth market in construction, are poised to see increased growth by 2020, report says.

By August 3, 2011

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Solar homes go for high-tech and practicality

Contestants from the Solar Decathlon in Washington build net zero-energy homes that push the envelope of green building design using solar and energy efficiency.

By October 10, 2009

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After 38 years, a new type of memory to hit market

Phase change memory could actually make its debut later this year. It's only taken decades to wring out the problems.

By March 31, 2008