Archive: 04/16/2013

Dell, Icahn agree on a share ownership cap (Update)

Dell Inc. and Carl Icahn have agreed to cap his stake in the personal computer maker while a special board committee considers competing takeover bids from the billionaire investor, a group led by CEO Michael ...

Apr 16, 2013
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New material gets itself into shape

Inspired by plant components that respond to external stimuli, material scientists from ETH Zurich have devised a new method for producing composite materials from a variety of materials that adopt a pre-programmed shape ...

Apr 16, 2013
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Nanosuits help small creatures survive a vacuum

(Phys.org) —Scientists use scanning electron microscopes (SEMs) to study tiny structures in small organisms. SEMs can only work in a high vacuum, and exposure to such a vacuum normally causes living things ...

Apr 16, 2013 report
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