Archive: 05/29/2013

High-efficiency zinc-air battery developed

Stanford University scientists have developed an advanced zinc-air battery with higher catalytic activity and durability than similar batteries made with costly platinum and iridium catalysts. The results, ...

May 29, 2013
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Taiwan to open new cyberwar unit

Taiwan is preparing to launch a fourth cyberwar unit, a local newspaper reported Wednesday, in response to what it claims is a growing security threat from Chinese hackers.

May 29, 2013
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Roku raises $60M from Hearst, News Corp, others

Roku, the streaming video device maker, has raised $60 million in its sixth round of funding. Media giant Hearst Corp. and an unnamed institutional investor joined News Corp. and its subsidiary British Sky Broadcasting in ...

May 29, 2013
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Study helps threatened wheat crops in Asia, Africa

Researchers at Oregon State University have helped develop new environmental monitoring technology that will allow farmers thousands of miles away, in west and central Asia, to save millions of dollars while ...

May 29, 2013
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Science keeps its eye on the (foot) ball

Science has entered the debate into the use of goal-line technology in football, with an article in a respected journal on Wednesday stressing it could not be foolproof.

May 29, 2013
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