Archive: 04/12/2007

Stretching exercises shed new light on nanotubes

Stretching a carbon nanotube composite like taffy, researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Rochester Institute of Technology have made some of the first measurements of how ...

Apr 12, 2007
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ISS crews honor Yuri Gagarin

The International Space Station crews sent their best wishes to Moscow Thursday in honor of the anniversary of the pioneering space journey of Yuri Gagarin.

Apr 12, 2007
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Probing Question: Does baseball still reflect America?

Ah, the pleasures of spring. Blooming tulips and singing robins herald the rebirth of nature -- and baseball. Across the country, the season's first official pitches are thrown and the crack of ball against bat is heard. ...

Apr 12, 2007
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Pricing practices cost consumers

You may be paying more for that can of soup or loaf of bread, depending on whether they have an individual price sticker or not. A new study from the DeGroote School of Business finds grocery items individually ...

Apr 12, 2007
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Organic lighting research burns bright

The long, challenging technological march from the low-power light bulb Thomas Edison invented to the ultimate in a bright and energy-efficient lighting device may reach fruition in work led by the two ASU researchers.

Apr 12, 2007
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