Archive: 10/3/2008

Which grass is greener to power the bioenergy era?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Talk about a field of dreams. Cornell bioenergy plant experts are learning which field grasses are the best candidates for "dedicated energy" crops in the Northeast, considering the region's ...

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Nutritionists show what beans are worth

Consider a natural alternative the next time you reach for that cupcake or soda as an afternoon snack. This snack leaves you feeling full, gives you energy, and simultaneously fights “bad”—LDL—cholesterol.

dateOct 03, 2008 in Health
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New Sensor Could Help Avert Pipeline Failures

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Colorado School of Mines (CSM) have developed a prototype sensor that quickly detects very small amounts of hydrogen accumulation ...

dateOct 03, 2008 in Engineering
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World's biggest computing grid launched

(PhysOrg.com) -- The world’s largest computing grid is ready to tackle mankind’s biggest data challenge from the earth’s most powerful accelerator. Today, three weeks after the first particle beams were ...

dateOct 03, 2008 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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An 'electric' future for Formula 1 gearboxes?

Bristol University student, Niall Oswald, has won the e2v Award for the Best Electronic Engineering Student at the 2008 Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) Awards for his final-year research project, ...

dateOct 03, 2008 in Engineering
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