Archive: 01/24/2012

Graphene: Impressive capabilities on the horizon

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), along with other funding agencies, helped a Rice University research team make graphene suitable for a variety of organic chemistry applications—especially the promise ...

dateJan 24, 2012 in Nanomaterials
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Jumpstarting computers with 3-D chips

EPFL scientist are among the leaders in the race to develop an industry-ready prototype of a 3D chip as well as a high-performance and reliable manufacturing method. The chip is composed of three or more processors ...

dateJan 24, 2012 in Semiconductors
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Verizon posts $2B 4Q loss on pension adjustment

(AP) -- Verizon paid dearly to put iPhones in the hands of subscribers in the latest quarter, holding back its profits in the hope that its customers will rack up higher monthly bills and stay loyal.

dateJan 24, 2012 in Business
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Working moms: Looking for more than a paycheck

Working mothers may be busy, but they like it that way. A recent study of employed moms finds that most would work even if they didn't have to, but they're also looking for new ways to negotiate the demands of mothering and ...

dateJan 24, 2012 in Social Sciences
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