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 ...

dateApr 27, 2011 in Health
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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 ...

dateApr 27, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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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 ...

dateApr 27, 2011 in Nanophysics
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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 ...

dateApr 27, 2011 in Ecology
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