Archive: 30/07/2009

What makes a hero?

( -- New research at Newcastle University shows that it's not enough to be noble and do a courageous act to be considered a hero. Studying the reactions of the public to five tales of heroism, researchers at Newcastle ...

dateJul 30, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Membrane breaks through performance barrier

( -- Engineers have developed a new method for creating high-performance membranes from crystal sieves called zeolites; the method could increase the energy efficiency of chemical separations up to 50 times over ...

dateJul 30, 2009 in Materials Science
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