Archive: 03/15/2010

UN Agency: Tiger on verge of extinction

(AP) -- The world has "failed miserably" at protecting tigers in the wild, bringing an animal that is a symbol for many cultures and religions to "the verge of extinction," a top official with the United Nations wildlife ...

dateMar 15, 2010 in Ecology
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Polymer remembers four shapes

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study by General Motors has found that a polymer used commercially in fuel cell membranes can "memorize" four shapes, each assigned to a different temperature. The material could find ...

dateMar 15, 2010 in Condensed Matter report
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