Archive: 27/01/2010

Microbes produce fuels directly from biomass

A collaboration led by researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy's Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI) has developed a microbe that can produce an advanced biofuel directly from biomass. Deploying the tools of synthetic ...

dateJan 27, 2010 in Biochemistry
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GOES-P proceeds toward launch

The latest Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite, GOES-P is proceeding through more checks in preparation for its launch, which is no earlier than March 1.

dateJan 27, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Ohio high court narrowly interprets anti-porn law

(AP) -- The Ohio Supreme Court has narrowly interpreted a state law aimed to protecting children from online pornography and predators, delivering a blow to free-speech advocates who want it thrown out as unconstitutional.

dateJan 27, 2010 in Internet
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Astronomers Find Rare Beast by New Means

( -- For the first time, astronomers have found a supernova explosion with properties similiar to a gamma-ray burst, but without seeing any gamma rays from it. The discovery, using the National Science Foundation's ...

dateJan 27, 2010 in Astronomy
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