Archive: 11/9/2011

You're just one in 7 billion!

(PhysOrg.com) -- Did you take a deep breath before pushing and shoving your way into a crowded train this morning? Stepped on a few toes or nerves perhaps? Phew, well, if you thought dodging elbows and trying to hop on that ...

Nov 09, 2011
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Are electron tweezers possible? Apparently so

(PhysOrg.com) -- Not to pick up electrons, but tweezers made of electrons. A recent paper by researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Virginia (UVA) demonstrates that ...

Nov 09, 2011
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Web portal Sina posts $336 million quarterly loss

(AP) -- Sina Corp., a popular Chinese web portal operator, sank to a loss in the latest quarter due to writedowns on investments in two online businesses but revenues and microblog traffic were up.

Nov 09, 2011
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Reducing carbon footprints with carbon storage

Control of carbon emissions is an important component in the bid to address global climate change. However destruction of wildland habitats to make way for agriculture continues to erode the amount of carbon stored in the ...

Nov 09, 2011
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