Archive: 04/25/2011

Inorganic molecules achieve self-recognition

(PhysOrg.com) -- Tianbo Liu, associate professor of chemistry, and his research group have discovered a high-level molecular self-recognition in dilute aqueous solutions, something that was previously considered ...

Apr 25, 2011
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Chemists fabricate 'impossible' material

(PhysOrg.com) -- When atoms combine to form compounds, they must follow certain bonding and valence rules. For this reason, many compounds simply cannot exist. But there are some compounds that, although they ...

Apr 25, 2011 feature
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A time for a change in the PhD system

(PhysOrg.com) -- According to a series of articles published in Nature, the world has too many PhDs and not enough academic jobs to sustain them. Researchers point out that it is either time to make change ...

Apr 25, 2011 report
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Nintendo announces new console but profit dives

Nintendo said on Monday it would release a new console next year to succeed its popular Wii, as it reported earnings slumped due to the strong yen and its 3D handheld player came too late to give a lift.

Apr 25, 2011
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S. Korea probes Apple about tracking feature

South Korea's telecoms regulator said Monday it had launched an inquiry into Apple to see whether the US giant's collection of location data from its iPhone and iPad users violates privacy rules.

Apr 25, 2011
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