Gallery: Swiss Research Team Develops Silicon-Free, Low-Energy Molybden...


Computing has an enormous impact on the world. While computers are behind the mechanization of many global industries, the planet’s millions of computers also use a massive amount of energy. On top of that, they also use numerous precious metals including gold, platinum and silicon. However, a Swiss team may have found an alternative to silicon which could result in smaller, more flexible and less energy hungry microchips – not to mention a possible name change for Silicon Valley.

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