Archive: 04/15/2011

Philippines launches electric tricycles

The Philippines wants to replace millions of petrol-powered tricycles with electric ones as part of efforts to clean up the nation's polluting mass transport system, President Benigno Aquino said Friday.

Apr 15, 2011
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Wii 2 goes HD?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Is Nintendo working on a high-definition console called the Wii 2? That is the big question flying around the world of gaming today.

Apr 15, 2011 weblog
3.3 / 5 (4) 2 | with audio podcast

Measuring political bias of network news

(PhysOrg.com) -- That FOX Broadcasting Company has a conservative slant and MSNBC skews liberal may reflect widespread opinion, but a Washington University in St. Louis study suggests that news networks’ biases can be ...

Apr 15, 2011
3.3 / 5 (6) 13 | with audio podcast

Putting the squeeze on rare earth metals

(PhysOrg.com) -- Rare-earth metals are a series of elements that represent one of the final frontiers of chemical exploration. The vigorous reactivity of these substances, however, has made it difficult for ...

Apr 15, 2011
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Solar activity heats up

(PhysOrg.com) -- If you've ever stood in front of a hot stove, watching a pot of water and waiting impatiently for it to boil, you know what it feels like to be a solar physicist.

Apr 15, 2011
5 / 5 (8) 14 | with audio podcast