Archive: 06/06/2011

Pixel Qi creates a solar powered tablet pc

(PhysOrg.com) -- Having a battery on your mobile device that runs out of juice while you are on the go is one of the world’s biggest downers. Manufacturers know this, and they move to create devices with ...

Jun 06, 2011 weblog
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Expiry of emissions pact in 2012 bedevils talks

(AP) -- Climate negotiators are exploring "constructive and creative" solutions so that wealthy countries keep trying to reduce greenhouse gas emissions even when binding commitments expire next year, the ...

Jun 06, 2011
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The faithless side of suicide bombing

Terrorist groups bend the rules of 'true' Islam to justify the use of female suicide bombers, according to Margaret Gonzalez-Perez from Southeastern Louisiana University in the US. Her paper traces the development of radical ...

Jun 06, 2011
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Swiss glacier finely tuned to climate changes

(PhysOrg.com) -- During the last ice age, the Rhone Glacier was the dominant glacier in the Alps, covering a significant part of Switzerland. Over the next 11,500 years or so, the glacier, which forms the ...

Jun 06, 2011
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China paper: Google could be hurt by hacking claim

(AP) -- The Chinese Communist Party's main newspaper lashed out at Google on Monday, saying its latest complaints of computer hacking traced to China were politically motivated and warning its business might ...

Jun 06, 2011
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Roman ship carried live fish in tank

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new report published in the International Journal of Nautical Archaeology shows that Roman fishing ships may have used a pumping system to supply oxygenated water to an onboard fish tank. ...

Jun 06, 2011 report
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