Archive: 07/14/2011

How to grow nanowires and tiny plates

Researchers at MIT have found a way to control precisely the shapes of submicroscopic wires deposited from a solution — using a method that makes it possible to produce entire electronic devices through ...

Jul 14, 2011
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Exxon to drain oil from failed pipeline

(AP) -- Exxon Mobil Corp. said Wednesday that it plans to use vacuum trucks to suck any remaining oil from a failed pipeline near Laurel that spilled an estimated 42,000 gallons of crude into the Yellowstone River.

Jul 14, 2011
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Murdochs summoned to testify in phone hack inquiry

(AP) -- British lawmakers say News International chief Rebekah Brooks has agreed to testify before a parliamentary committee investigating phone hacking. Rupert and James Murdoch have been issued a summons ...

Jul 14, 2011
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Study at Samsung says cancers unrelated to work

(AP) -- A study commissioned by Samsung into cancers among six of its semiconductor workers found they were unrelated to exposure to chemicals on the job but the electronics giant is not yet releasing the full results.

Jul 14, 2011
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Computer game gives people shot at managing budget

(AP) -- Think you might do better than President Barack Obama and congressional leaders in picking and choosing what government spending to cut - or taxes to raise - to stave off a debt showdown that could ...

Jul 14, 2011
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