Archive: 18/10/2010

Unexpected magnetism discovered

Theoretical work done at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has provided a key to understanding an unexpected magnetism between two dissimilar materials.

dateOct 18, 2010 in Condensed Matter
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Plastic monitors itself

A new polymer-metal material that has sensory properties makes it possible to produce plastic component parts that monitor themselves. This material can be combined with various others and used in a variety of different ways. ...

dateOct 18, 2010 in Engineering
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Breakthrough in nanocrystals growth

( -- For the first time scientists have been able to watch nanoparticles grow from the earliest stages of their formation. Nanoparticles are the foundation of nanotechnology and their performance depends on their ...

dateOct 18, 2010 in Nanophysics
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Airlines go on guard against cyber-fraud

The Internet, a convenience to travelers looking to quickly book a trip, is also a gateway to fraud, costing the airline industry tens of millions of dollars a year.

dateOct 18, 2010 in Other
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