Archive: 09/12/2012

Australian super-trawler ban in doubt

Australia's hopes of blocking a controversial super-trawler from fishing in its waters looked uncertain with the opposition speaking out against the move and a key independent lawmaker expressing reservations.

dateSep 12, 2012 in Ecology
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Less wear, longer life for memory storage device

Probe storage devices read and write data by making nanoscale marks on a surface through physical contact. The technology may one day extend the data density limits of conventional magnetic and optical storage, but current ...

dateSep 12, 2012 in Nanophysics
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