Archive: 21/08/2012

Extracting uranium from seawater

( -- Fueling nuclear reactors with uranium harvested from the ocean could become more feasible because of a material developed by a team led by the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

dateAug 21, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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Patent trial over iPhone technology wraps up

(AP) — Closing arguments have started in the multibillion dollar patent trial involving the world's biggest smartphone companies, after last-minute talks between chief executives failed to resolve the dispute.

dateAug 21, 2012 in Business
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S.Leone, China sign $15mln fibre optic deal

Sierra Leone and China have signed a $15 million (12 million euro) loan agreement for the installation of a fibre optic cable which will boost Internet capabilities, national radio reported Tuesday.

dateAug 21, 2012 in Telecom
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Engineers develop 'electronic nose' prototype

( -- Research by Nosang Myung, a professor at the University of California, Riverside, Bourns College of Engineering, has enabled a Riverside company to develop an "electronic nose" prototype that can detect small ...

dateAug 21, 2012 in Engineering
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