Archive: 08/04/2010

Graphene films clear major fabrication hurdle

Graphene, the two-dimensional crystalline form of carbon, is a potential superstar for the electronics industry. With freakishly mobile electrons that can blaze through the material at nearly the speed of light - 100 times ...

dateApr 08, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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Scientists call for biodiversity barometer

For the first time scientists have put a figure on how much it would cost to learn about the conservation status of millions of species, some of which have yet to be identified. The price tag is US$60 million, according to ...

dateApr 08, 2010 in Ecology
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Online ad revenue up 2.6 pct in 4Q to $6.3 bln

(AP) -- Online advertising revenue grew by 2.6 percent in the fourth quarter, the first year-over-year increase in more than 12 months as companies became more comfortable with spending on marketing, according to report ...

dateApr 08, 2010 in Internet
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How dangerous are air pollutants really?

How severely do smog, diesel exhaust and secondhand smoke damage the lungs? What do pollen or nanoparticles trigger when they infiltrate the human body through inhaling? At this year's BIO Convention in Chicago from May 3-6, ...

dateApr 08, 2010 in Engineering
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