Archive: 24/08/2012

Efficient catalysis on chiral surfaces

(—Practice is when everything works but nobody knows why. This light-hearted saying can equally be applied to chemical processes. "The process of so-called heterogeneous asymmetric catalysis is very easy to use ...

dateAug 24, 2012 in Materials Science
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New study maps Himalayan glacier behaviour

Glaciers are one of the largest reservoirs of freshwater on our planet, and their melting or growing is one of the best indicators of climate change. However, knowledge of glacier change has been hampered by lack of data, ...

dateAug 24, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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A new kind of pub crawl

Web­sites like Face­book, LinkedIn and other social-​​media net­works con­tain mas­sive amounts of valu­able public infor­ma­tion. Auto­mated web tools called web crawlers sift through these sites, pulling out ...

dateAug 24, 2012 in Internet
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