Archive: 12/21/2010

Soon the government check won't be in the mail

(AP) -- Before too long, the government check will no longer be in the mail. Officials have settled on the dates when millions of people will no longer be able to get their Social Security and other benefit checks by mail.

Dec 21, 2010
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Quantum dots are not dots: physicists

Researchers from the Quantum Photonics Group at DTU Fotonik in collaboration with the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen surprise the scientific world with the discovery that light emission from ...

Dec 21, 2010
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Nanotubes behave as optical antennae

(PhysOrg.com) -- Just as walkie-talkies transmit and receive radio waves, carbon nanotubes can transmit and receive light at the nanoscale, Cornell researchers have discovered.

Dec 21, 2010
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China state newspaper launches search engine

The People's Daily, the mouthpiece of China's ruling Communist Party, this week officially launched its search engine service as the country's state media seek even greater influence on the Internet.

Dec 21, 2010
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