Archive: 10/22/2013

Classification system proposed for green roofs

Green roofs (or living roofs) are becoming a growing trend in North America – and have been long established in Europe – for their value in conserving energy, improving air quality, managing storm water ...

Oct 22, 2013
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Researchers make a case for free fatty acids

The current global epidemic of obesity-linked diabetes and its associated consequences -cardiovascular, neurological and renal diseases - is a growing public health problem for which therapeutic options are limited.

Oct 22, 2013
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Shifting winds in turbine arrays

Researchers modeling how changes in air flow patterns affect wind turbines' output power have found that the wind can supply energy from an unexpected direction: below.

Oct 22, 2013
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India's Wipro Q2 profit up 29%, beats forecasts

India's third-largest software firm Wipro on Tuesday reported quarterly net profit climbed 29 percent year-on-year, led by a jump in outsourcing orders as global business conditions improved.

Oct 22, 2013
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Low-priced plastic photovoltaics

Photovoltaic devices, which tap the power of the sun and convert it to electricity, offer a green—and potentially unlimited—alternative to fossil fuel use. So why haven't solar technologies been more ...

Oct 22, 2013
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