Archive: 11/19/2008

Trapping Greenhouse Gases (Without Leaks)

Of all the possible ways of reducing future greenhouse gas emissions, one of the most immediately feasible is carbon dioxide "sequestration," which involves compressing the gas into a liquid and piping it deep underground ...

Nov 19, 2008
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Researchers make new electronics -- with a twist

They've made electronics that can bend. They've made electronics that can stretch. And now, they've reached the ultimate goal -- electronics that can be subjected to any complex deformation, including twisting.

Nov 19, 2008
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Teeth are the windows to your health

(PhysOrg.com) -- The phrase, “the eyes are the windows to the soul,” is attributed to several authors and philosophers. But the phrase, “your teeth are the windows to your health,” can be attributed to Mohamed Bassiouny, ...

Nov 19, 2008
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Quantum computing spins closer

(PhysOrg.com) -- The promise of quantum computing is that it will dramatically outshine traditional computers in tackling certain key problems: searching large databases, factoring large numbers, creating uncrackable codes ...

Nov 19, 2008
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The Physics of Oil Spill Cleanups

Oil spills are a major environmental problem because they often occur at sea and in remote, ecologically-sensitive areas where their impact on birds, sea mammals and subsurface life may last for years.

Nov 19, 2008
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