Archive: 05/09/2011

Argentina bans electronic cigarettes

Argentina on Monday banned the import, sale and promotion of electronic cigarettes, saying there is no proof they help smokers kick the tobacco habit.

dateMay 09, 2011 in Health
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Electromechanics also operates at the nanoscale

What limits the behaviour of a carbon nanotube? This is a question that many scientists are trying to answer. Physicists at University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have now shown that electromechanical principles ...

dateMay 09, 2011 in Nanophysics
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Restaurants cherry pick parties by size

Wait times quoted by restaurants typically increase depending on the size of the party. Though large parties are often given longer wait times, the actual time spent waiting to be seated turns out to be shorter than the ...

dateMay 09, 2011 in Economics & Business
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