Archive: 01/4/2011

Gasoline from water, CO2 and sunlight

A research team from ETH Zurich, PSI, and Caltech demonstrates the stable, efficient and rapid generation of solar fuels. They apply a thermochemical cycle based on ceria redox reactions to thermochemically ...

Jan 04, 2011
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Building a new planet

(PhysOrg.com) -- Astronomers over the past decade have made remarkable progress in the study of extrasolar planets; over 500 distant worlds are now confirmed. Meanwhile, as this active research community continues ...

Jan 04, 2011
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Europe reins in the smoking habit

A study led by the Smoking Control Unit of the Catalan Institute of Oncology (ICO) has confirmed that the anti-tobacco laws in Europe have a direct effect on the reduction in consumption and passive exposure ...

Jan 04, 2011
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Jet lag uncovered by mould

Humans are not the only species ruled by a circadian rhythm. Even simple organisms like moulds are governed by an inner clock.

Jan 04, 2011
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