Archive: 22/09/2009

Nano-ruler sets some very small marks

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued a new ruler, and even for an organization that routinely deals in superlatives, it sets some records. Designed to be the most accurate commercially available "meter ...

dateSep 22, 2009 in Nanophysics
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Eminem's music publisher takes Apple to court

(AP) -- Eminem's music publisher wants a bigger slice from Apple. Eight Mile Style LLC and a co-plaintiff, Martin Affiliated LLC, are suing Apple Inc., claiming they never authorized the use of 93 songs in a downloadable ...

dateSep 22, 2009 in Business
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Blueprint from the interior of a catalyst

Irregularities in industrial catalysts can inhibit the conversion of crude oil, Utrecht University chemists have concluded. They were the first to provide a detailed blueprint of the interior of a commercially used catalyst ...

dateSep 22, 2009 in Materials Science
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