Archive: 26/07/2011

New spin on friction-stir

( -- Researchers Zhili Feng, Alan Frederic and Stan David in Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Materials S&T Division have made significant progress toward a new metal processing technique, called friction-stir ...

dateJul 26, 2011 in Materials Science
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What social media can teach us about ourselves

Today's online experience is really the experience of being part of a gigantic crowd of people, said Jon Kleinberg, the Tisch University Professor of Computer Science at Cornell, in a lecture about what social media and other ...

dateJul 26, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Adapting crops and 'natives' to a changing climate

( -- CSIRO scientists are investigating the potentially damaging effects climate change will have on Australia’s agricultural crops and native plants as carbon dioxide concentrations, temperatures and rainfall ...

dateJul 26, 2011 in Environment
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Wal-Mart offers video streaming on website

Now playing: Movies at The world's largest retailer on Tuesday started streaming many movies the same day they come out on DVD, in a second bid for a share of popular movie rental and streaming website Netflix ...

dateJul 26, 2011 in Internet
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