Archive: 12/05/2011

First molybdenite microchip

(PhysOrg.com) -- Molybdenite, a new and very promising material, can surpass the physical limits of silicon. EPFL scientists have proven this by making the first molybdenite microchip, with smaller and more ...

dateDec 05, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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New videogames give civil uprising tips

The Arab Spring uprisings and Occupy-style US protests have inspired a new genre of serious videogames designed to help activists develop strategy -- all in the safety of cyberspace.

dateDec 05, 2011 in Software
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Fresh radioactive runoff at Japan plant

A fresh leak of radioactive water into the open ocean has been discovered at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear complex, its operator said Monday as cleanup efforts continued.

dateDec 05, 2011 in Environment
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Cyber Monday sales reach record levels

American consumers spent more than a billion dollars a day last week during a three-day online sales period, which started with "Cyber Monday," a monitoring firm reported.

dateDec 05, 2011 in Business
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India's uranium mines cast a health shadow

Gudiya Das whines as flies settle on her face, waiting for her mother to swat them while she lies on a cot in Ichra, one in a cluster of villages around India's only functioning uranium mines.

dateDec 05, 2011 in Environment
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