Archive: 06/18/2012

Knowles, who won chemistry Nobel Prize, dies at 95

(AP) — William S. Knowles, a longtime chemist who shared the Nobel Prize for discoveries that led to a treatment for Parkinson's disease and various other medicines, has died, his daughter said Monday. ...

Jun 18, 2012
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Girls' response to honor-related violence

Girls in families characterised by strong social control often live a double life. Yet the roles and relations in these families are much less static than commonly thought, according to a new doctoral thesis from the University ...

Jun 18, 2012
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Ethical trade: 'Good intentions go to waste'

Swedish consumers are increasingly buying fair trade, vegetarian and ecological products, but is it really making the world a better place? In their new book about ethical trade, Gothenburg researchers Bengt Brülde and ...

Jun 18, 2012
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Internet study links usage case with basket case

(Phys.org) -- You may have had to think about the Internet as a place where your Web usage puts a pricetag on your head and you are treated with ads assuming you are a likely customer. Now you need to think ...

Jun 18, 2012 report
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Self-organized nanopatterns in multicomponent systems

European researchers have studied a new class of self-organized nanostructures formed by the complex interdependence of chemical reactions and diffusion in multicomponent reacting systems. Project results ...

Jun 18, 2012
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Nature inspires antibacterial steels

Taking inspiration from nature in order to confer new properties to coatings, such as steel: that is the basic principle of Biocoat project, which has for six years now brought together the University de Liege (Belgium) and ...

Jun 18, 2012
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Facebook launches page for all things Olympics

(AP) — Facebook on Monday launched an official London Olympics page for fans to connect with their favorite athletes and teams, a move it says can help make this summer's games the first "truly social" one.

Jun 18, 2012
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