News tagged with concept

Sun sets on oil wells

Nobel Prize winner George Olah and Surya Prakash of USC Dornsife have found new traction in their methanol economy concept with their latest publication, the Open Fuel Standard Act of 2011 and the new discoveries ...

Nov 10, 2011
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HP offers tour of your digital future

(PhysOrg.com) -- Never mind that HP Corporate keeps breaking off rudders. Never mind nobody even takes HP’s ability to stay open in the future for granted any more. And, please, never mind that HP, pre-Meg, ...

Sep 29, 2011 weblog
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Electrical conductor sparks interest

Chemists at Harvard and three other institutions have created a purified version of an organic semiconductor with electrical properties that put it among a small handful of organic compounds and that provides ...

Aug 17, 2011
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When will a message of social responsibility backfire?

Consumers don't react positively to all messages of corporate social responsibility, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. The message needs to line up with consumers' mindsets and understanding of the ...

Jul 14, 2011
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Exploring tessellations beyond Escher

(PhysOrg.com) -- By incorporating geometrical concepts into his artwork, M. C. Escher demonstrated the potential beauty that could be achieved by combining mathematics and art. One of Escher's most well-known ...

Jun 16, 2011 weblog
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