Archive: 11/9/2007

Expedition 16's First Spacewalk Complete

Commander Peggy Whitson and Flight Engineer Yuri Malenchenko completed their increment’s first spacewalk Friday at 10:49 a.m. EST. Their 6-hour, 55-minute spacewalk began just over an hour early at 3:54 ...

Nov 09, 2007
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Responsible investments do perform

University of Queensland Business School academic, Dr Darren Lee, was one of eight experts from around the world dispelling the myth that responsible investments are doomed to under-perform.

Nov 09, 2007
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Biologists use microfluidics chips to watch worm behavior

Tiny roundworms called Caenorhabditis elegans have a rather uncomplicated method for finding food: They wriggle and turn and explore new territory until they find something edible, and then they stay the course until the ...

Nov 09, 2007
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Students get charge out of pedal power

MIT students have come up with a way to recharge your laptop without plugging it in. Rather than consuming electricity, you'll be burning calories--your own.

Nov 09, 2007
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Carbon nanotubes could go antiballistic

CSIRO (Australia) has been granted $2 million under the Defence Capability and Technology Demonstrator (CTD) Program to demonstrate the capabilities of carbon nanotubes as strong, lightweight antiballistic materials.

Nov 09, 2007
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