Archive: 04/27/2011

Guns in the home provide greater health risk than benefit

Despite the fact that nearly one-third of American households have a firearm, studies show that having a gun in the home poses a household a greater health risk than a potential benefit. A new study released in the American Jo ...

Apr 27, 2011
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Looking to a bright, sunny future

What are the major technology challenges to future growth in the solar-cell industry? Where are the big-bang-for-the-buck R&D investment opportunities? These and other questions were put to a group of 72 internationally ...

Apr 27, 2011
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Two graphene layers may be better than one

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have shown that the electronic properties of two layers of graphene vary on the nanometer scale. The surprising new results ...

Apr 27, 2011
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Two studies map pollutant threats to turtles

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a pair of studies—one recently published online and the other soon-to-be published— researchers at the Hollings Marine Laboratory (HML), a government-university collaboration ...

Apr 27, 2011
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