Archive: 12/9/2010

Better batteries from the bottom up

(PhysOrg.com) -- Rice University researchers have moved a step closer to creating robust, three-dimensional microbatteries that would charge faster and hold other advantages over conventional lithium-ion batteries. ...

dateDec 09, 2010 in Nanophysics
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Amazon's UK site selling WikiLeaks excerpts

(AP) -- Portions of the diplomatic cables contained in WikiLeaks are available for sale on Amazon's U.K. website, an odd twist after the company ousted the organization from its hosting service.

dateDec 09, 2010 in Internet
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Endangered languages database launched online

An open database of endangered languages has been launched by researchers in the hope of creating a free, online portal that will give people access to the world’s disappearing spoken traditions.

dateDec 09, 2010 in Other
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