Archive: 07/06/2011

Hydrogen peroxide found in space

(PhysOrg.com) -- Molecules of hydrogen peroxide have been found for the first time in interstellar space. The discovery gives clues about the chemical link between two molecules critical for life: water and ...

dateJul 06, 2011 in Astronomy
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Common eastern bumblebee can boost pumpkin yields

(PhysOrg.com) -- Each grinning jack-o'-lantern starts with yellow pollen grains, ferried from a male to a female pumpkin flower by bees. Honeybee populations are in decline, but Cornell entomologist Brian ...

dateJul 06, 2011 in Ecology
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Ultrafast switch for superconductors

(PhysOrg.com) -- A high-temperature superconductor can now be switched on and off within a trillionth of a second – 100 years after the discovery of superconductivity and 25 years after the first high-temperature ...

dateJul 06, 2011 in Superconductivity
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Bionic glasses for poor vision

A set of glasses packed with technology normally seen in smartphones and games consoles is the main draw at one of the featured stands at this year’s Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition.

dateJul 06, 2011 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Hyundai says it will not bid for Hynix stake

South Korea's Hynix Semiconductor Wednesday lost its sole potential buyer after shipmaking giant Hyundai Heavy Industries said it would not bid for a stake in the world's second-largest memory chip maker.

dateJul 06, 2011 in Business
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