Archive: 02/18/2014

Caps not the culprit in nanotube chirality

(Phys.org) —A single-walled carbon nanotube grows from the round cap down, so it's logical to think the cap's formation determines what follows. But according to researchers at Rice University, that's not ...

Feb 18, 2014
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A rare insight into human kindness

Lucy Fiske was at a conference in Jakarta about a year ago when she met a young woman on her way to Bogor on the Indonesian island of Java. With other Indonesians, the woman planned to act as a human shield ...

Feb 18, 2014
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Climate change refugees are our responsibility

Australia needs to plan for an influx of climate change refugees from neighbouring countries that face ever increasing risks from cyclones, rising sea levels and more severe droughts, according to a researcher ...

Feb 18, 2014
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