Archive: 06/12/2012

EU carbon capture projects lost: MEP

All European projects this year for the capture and storage of carbon dioxide, the greenhouse gas blamed for global warming, have fallen through, EU sources said Thursday.

dateDec 06, 2012 in Environment
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Apollo's lunar dust data being restored

Forty years after the last Apollo spacecraft launched, the science from those missions continues to shape our view of the moon. In one of the latest developments, readings from the Apollo 14 and 15 dust detectors have been ...

dateDec 06, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Silver nanocubes make super light absorbers

Microscopic metallic cubes could unleash the enormous potential of metamaterials to absorb light, leading to more efficient and cost-effective large-area absorbers for sensors or solar cells, Duke University researchers have ...

dateDec 06, 2012 in General Physics
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Seeing in color at the nanoscale

If nanoscience were television, we'd be in the 1950s. Although scientists can make and manipulate nanoscale objects with increasingly awesome control, they are limited to black-and-white imagery for examining those objects. ...

dateDec 06, 2012 in Nanophysics
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Video ATMs let customers interact remotely

Your bank teller could soon be coming to you through a 30-inch flat screen. In an age where more customers, particularly millennials, prefer to bank online, banks are looking for ways to keep branches relevant while reducing ...

dateDec 06, 2012 in Consumer & Gadgets
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