Archive: 5/05/2009

Erosion of the Yucca Mountain crest

The Yucca Mountain crest in Nevada, USA has been proposed as a permanent site for high level radioactive waste. But a new study, already published as an article in press by Elsevier's journal Geomorphology and recently included ...

dateMay 05, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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NYPD Goes Green

(PhysOrg.com) -- New York City has a goal to reduce its overall carbon footprint. For Manhattan, the goal is to reduce greenhouse gases 30% by 2017. As part of this effort, the New York City Police Department just added 40 ...

dateMay 05, 2009 in Energy & Green Tech weblog
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NASA mission sends germs into space

Millions of microbe astronauts will travel into space Tuesday aboard a NASA satellite. These germs are part of a mission led by the NASA Ames Research Center at California's Moffett Field to study how floating in space alters ...

dateMay 05, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Carbon nanotubes and the environment

Carbon nanotubes have made a meteoric career in the past 15 years, even if their applications are still limited. Recent research results show that - apart from their favorable mechanical and electrical properties - they also ...

dateMay 05, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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