Archive: 08/8/2012

Navy tests ocean drones off US coast

Just beneath the placid, sailboat-dotted surface of Narragansett Bay, torpedo-shaped vehicles spin and pivot to their own rhythm, carrying out missions programmed by their U.S. Navy masters.

dateAug 08, 2012 in Engineering
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China tightens controls on rare earths production

(AP) — China's government has further tightened curbs on production of rare earths used in mobile phones and other high-tech products in a move that might inflame trade tensions with Washington and Europe.

dateAug 08, 2012 in Business
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