Archive: 05/24/2012

Oldest art even older

New dates from Geißenklösterle Cave in Southwest Germany document the early arrival of modern humans and early appearance of art and music.

May 24, 2012
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Morgan Stanley may refund some Facebook investors

(AP) -- Morgan Stanley, the lead investment bank in Facebook's troubled initial public offering, will compensate retail investors who overpaid when they bought Facebook's stock in Friday's IPO, according to a source familiar ...

May 24, 2012
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Slip-and-slide power generators

Researchers from Vestfold University College in Norway have created a simple, efficient energy harvesting device that uses the motion of a single droplet to generate electrical power.

May 24, 2012
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A nanoclutch for nanobots

Chinese researchers have designed and tested simulations of a "nanoclutch," a speed regulation tool for nanomotors.

May 24, 2012
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Sound increases the efficiency of boiling

Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology achieved a 17-percent increase in boiling efficiency by using an acoustic field to enhance heat transfer. The acoustic field does this by efficiently removing vapor bubbles ...

May 24, 2012
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