Is there a Tree in Your Next Computer's Future?

Tuesday, August 03 2010

There may be, if scientists at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have anything to say about it. They've attached silicon nanoparticles to a genetically engineered poplar protein shaped kinda like an inner tube. How cool is that?

When a whole bunch of these hybrid elements are arranged in a huge network, they form a system that has better memory capacity in a smaller space and costs less to manufacture. Read all about it.

Category: Cool!
Topics: Genetic Engineering, Software/IT, Waste Reduction