Archive: 11/10/2011

Helping robots hold on

Since the 1970s, when early autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) were developed at MIT, Institute scientists have tackled various barriers to robots that can travel autonomously in the deep ocean. This fo ...

dateNov 10, 2011 in Engineering
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Parasite lives 'double life'

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists keen to understand and preserve global biodiversity have been quietly going about a mammoth task: indexing the world’s known species.

dateNov 10, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Sun sets on oil wells

Nobel Prize winner George Olah and Surya Prakash of USC Dornsife have found new traction in their methanol economy concept with their latest publication, the Open Fuel Standard Act of 2011 and the new discoveries ...

dateNov 10, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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