Archive: 05/31/2011

Stamping out low cost nanodevices

(PhysOrg.com) -- A simple technique for stamping patterns invisible to the human eye onto a special class of nanomaterials provides a new, cost-effective way to produce novel devices in areas ranging from ...

May 31, 2011
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Google adds non-stop flight data to search results

(PhysOrg.com) -- Using Google to search for flights is nothing new but that search tool just got a serious boost. The company announced on Friday that it is adding flight schedules to all of their travel related ...

May 31, 2011 weblog
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Nokia share price plummets as it lowers outlook

The world's top mobile phone maker Nokia on Tuesday downgraded its second quarter outlook, saying sales would be far lower than expected and that it could no longer give a full-year forecast.

May 31, 2011
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Experts say cellphones are 'possibly carcinogenic'

(AP) -- A respected international panel of scientists says cellphones are possible cancer-causing agents, putting them in the same category as the pesticide DDT, gasoline engine exhaust and coffee.

May 31, 2011
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Big city holds empty promise for bats

In the treeless, flat Prairie, you'd think a city would provide a good home for bats who like to snuggle up and roost in trees and buildings. But researchers at the University of Calgary made the surprising ...

May 31, 2011
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Egg cartons not accurate in reporting animal welfare claims

If you think that you're using humanely produced eggs for your omelets or deviled eggs, think again. Egg companies recognize that most Americans care about the welfare of farmed animals and many market their eggs with labels ...

May 31, 2011
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Nanoscale waveguide for future photonics

The creation of a new quasiparticle called the "hybrid plasmon polariton" may throw open the doors to integrated photonic circuits and optical computing for the 21st century. Researchers with the U.S. Department ...

May 31, 2011
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