Archive: 09/19/2011

Long-standing plant biochemistry mystery solved

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory and collaborators at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden have discovered how an enzyme "knows" where to insert a double bond ...

Sep 19, 2011
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WikiLeaks auctions memorabilia to raise funds

Fancy a signed version of a WikiLeaks diplomatic cable, or a sachet of coffee smuggled out of jail by Julian Assange? Then the cash-strapped whistleblowing website has the auction for you.

Sep 19, 2011
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Google buys German local bargain website

Google said Monday that it has bought German local bargain website DailyDeal as the Internet titan seeks to expand its local deals program to users outside the United States.

Sep 19, 2011
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Robots are coming to aircraft assembly

Up to now, aircraft have been put together in huge assembly cells, but to build the necessary facilities is expensive and time-consuming. That is why Fraunhofer researchers have come up with a flexible assembly-line ...

Sep 19, 2011
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Understanding methane's seabed escape

A shipboard expedition off Norway, to determine how methane escapes from beneath the Arctic seabed, has discovered widespread pockets of the gas and numerous channels that allow it to reach the seafloor.

Sep 19, 2011
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