Archive: 10/24/2005

No winner in 'space elevator' competition

It sounds like science fiction, but a competition was held during the weekend for the design of a "space elevator." A three-day competition at NASA's Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif., ended Sunday, but with no ...

Oct 24, 2005 4.5 / 5 (4) 0

Road to greener chemistry paved with nano-gold

The selective oxidation processes that are used to make compounds contained in agrochemicals, pharmaceuticals and other chemical products can be accomplished more cleanly and more efficiently with gold nanoparticle catalysts, ...

Oct 24, 2005 3.2 / 5 (5) 0

Networking: R&D going global

R&D in networking hardware and software is accelerating, as several new development projects have been announced this month in Bangalore and Pune, India, and at least one foreign firm has located operations in the United ...

Oct 24, 2005 not rated yet 0

The car that makes its own fuel

A unique system that can produce Hydrogen inside a car using common metals such as Magnesium and Aluminum was developed by an Israeli company. The system solves all of the obstacles associated with the manufacturing, ...

Oct 24, 2005 4.2 / 5 (194) 0