Archive: 07/07/2011

Puerto Rico coast still ruled by 1886 law

(AP) -- A Spanish law crafted in 1886 still governs development along Puerto Rico's sprawling coastline, worrying activists and legislators who say the ancient mandate has allowed construction along ecologically sensitive ...

dateJul 07, 2011 in Environment
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Thinnest nanofiltration membrane to date

A recent collaboration between researchers at the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Chicago with the Center for Nanoscale Material's Electronic & Magnetic Materials & Devices Group at ...

dateJul 07, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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Roving robot to the rescue

(PhysOrg.com) -- Northeastern University student-researchers have created a roving robot named WiLU that may be able to locate and rescue victims of natural disasters or participate in military missions that ...

dateJul 07, 2011 in Engineering
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