Archive: 10/24/2013

'NSA eavesdropped on 35 world leaders'

US spies eavesdropped on the phone conversations of 35 world leaders after White House, Pentagon and State Department officials gave them the numbers, The Guardian reported Thursday.

dateOct 24, 2013 in Internet
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Unique chemistry in hydrogen catalysts

Making hydrogen easily and cheaply is a dream goal for clean, sustainable energy. Bacteria have been doing exactly that for billions of years, and now chemists at the University of California, Davis, and Stanford University ...

dateOct 24, 2013 in Materials Science
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Why plants usually live longer then animals

Stem cells are crucial for the continuous generation of new cells. Although the importance of stem cells in fuelling plant growth and development still many questions on their tight molecular control remain unanswered. Plant ...

dateOct 24, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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Tiny sensors put the squeeze on light

Microelectromechanical systems, known as MEMS, are ubiquitous in modern military systems such as gyroscopes for navigation, tiny microphones for lightweight radios, and medical biosensors for assessing the ...

dateOct 24, 2013 in Optics & Photonics
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