Archive: 31/03/2011

Thermoelectric materials: recycling energy

( -- For some years now, NASA has been using what are called thermoelectric materials to power its space probes. The probes travel such great distances from our sun that solar panels are no longer an efficient ...

dateMar 31, 2011 in General Physics
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Cybersquatting disputes grow in 2010

The number of challenges for cybersquatting -- the misleading use of trademarks for Internet domain names -- rose by 28 percent last year, the World Intellectual Property Organisation said Thursday.

dateMar 31, 2011 in Internet
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Stink bugs shouldn't pose problem until late summer

Last fall, Stephanie Sturmfels battled stink bugs at her Pike Creek home and yard. “Stink bugs were on my deck, they were on my front porch, some were even in my house,” recalls the mother of two small children. ...

dateMar 31, 2011 in Ecology
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