Archive: 21/11/2013

Will 2-D tin be the next super material?

A single layer of tin atoms could be the world's first material to conduct electricity with 100 percent efficiency at the temperatures that computer chips operate, according to a team of theoretical physicists led by researchers ...

dateNov 21, 2013 in Condensed Matter
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License to Ill

In 2008, the CEO of British Petroleum, Tony Hayward announced that BP's safety record was among the best in the industry. Under his leadership, BP ran operational safety training sessions for its employees and encouraged ...

dateNov 21, 2013 in Economics & Business
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Climate change may disrupt butterfly flight seasons

The flight season timing of a wide variety of butterflies is responsive to temperature and could be altered by climate change, according to a UBC study that leverages more than a century's worth of museum and weather records.

dateNov 21, 2013 in Ecology
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