Archive: 15/06/2009

Scientists invent 1.2nm molecular gear

Scientists from A*STAR's Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), led by Professor Christian Joachim, have scored a breakthrough in nanotechnology by becoming the first in the world to invent a molecular gear ...

dateJun 15, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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Is the sky the limit for wind power?

In the future, will wind power tapped by high-flying kites light up New York? A new study by scientists at the Carnegie Institution and California State University identifies New York as a prime location for exploiting high-altitude ...

dateJun 15, 2009 in Energy & Green Tech
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Lifestyle melts away with Uganda peak snow cap

In 1906, Mount Speke, one the highest peaks of Uganda's Rwenzori Mountains was covered with 217 hectares (536 acres) of ice, according to the Climate Change Unit at Uganda's ministry of water and environment. In 2006, only ...

dateJun 15, 2009 in Environment
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