Archive: 01/12/2012

Hydrogen advances graphene use

Physicists at Linköping University have shown that a dose of hydrogen or helium can render the "super material" graphene even more useful.

Jan 12, 2012
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Xbox workers threaten suicide in China labor tiff

(AP) -- Dozens of workers assembling Xbox video game consoles climbed to a factory dormitory roof, and some threatened to jump to their deaths, in a dispute over job transfers that was defused but highlights growing labor ...

Jan 12, 2012
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Loss of planetary tilt could doom alien life

Although winter now grips much of the Northern Hemisphere, those who dislike the cold weather can rest assured that warmer months shall return. This familiar pattern of spring, summer, fall and winter does ...

Jan 12, 2012
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Physicists develop nano-level sound detector

(PhysOrg.com) -- For a couple of decades now, physicists have known that if a very small laser beam is pointed at a microscopic particle, it could be held in place due to the very small electrical field that ...

Jan 12, 2012 report
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