Archive: 06/6/2012

New forensic method could help police solve crimes

( -- Forensic researchers at Florida International University have developed a groundbreaking method that can tie a shooter to the ammunition used to commit a crime, giving law enforcement agencies a new tool to ...

dateJun 06, 2012 in Other
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Venus' transit and the search for other worlds

( -- It's the final opportunity of the century to witness the rare astronomical reunion of the sun, Venus and Earth. On Tuesday, June 5 or 6, 2012 depending on your location, Venus will make its presence ...

dateJun 06, 2012 in Astronomy
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Banning plastic bags-does it make a difference?

This week the Toronto city council revisits the city’s plastic bag surcharge, which requires retailers to charge customers five cents per bag. We originally spoke to Professor Douglas Stephan of Chemistry ...

dateJun 06, 2012 in Environment
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Fuel cells operating directly on ethanol

( -- Researchers at the Center for Energy Research at UC San Diego recently demonstrated the best performance for solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) operating directly on ethanol without external reformation. ...

dateJun 06, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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