Use a laser, save a tree
(PhysOrg.com) -- Laser un-printers that can remove toner from scrap paper so that it can be used again may be coming to an office near you in the future, results from a new Cambridge study show.
Google links up with Belgian 'paper Internet'
Google linked up Tuesday with Belgian museum, the Mundaneum, which was set up as a 19th-century paper equivalent of the US Internet search giant.
Nerve gas litmus test could sense airborne chemical weapons
(PhysOrg.com) -- Nerve gases are colorless, odorless, tasteless and deadly. While today's soldiers carry masks and other protective gear, they don't have reliable ways of knowing when they need them in time. ...
Even careful hand counts can produce election errors: research
Polls show tight races in several of the 10 states holding nominating contests for the Republican presidential nominee on Super Tuesday, March 6. If any state's results are very close and a recount by hand ...
Libraries protest Random House price hike
(AP) -- The American Library Association is urging Random House Inc. to reconsider its steep increases in the price of e-books for library wholesalers
Paper giant 'pulping protected Indonesian trees'
Environmental group Greenpeace accused one of the world's biggest paper companies Thursday of illegally logging internationally protected trees on Indonesia's lush Sumatra island.
Kim Dotcom says he'll beat 'political' piracy case
(AP) -- In his first interviews since his January arrest in New Zealand, Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom says he will prevail in what he calls a "political" Internet piracy case against him.
Flexible paper robots
(PhysOrg.com) -- These inexpensive robots can stretch, bend and twist under control, and lift objects up to 120 times their own weight. Being soft, they can apply gentle and even pressure, and adapt to varied ...
NASA small explorer mission celebrates ten years and forty thousand X-ray flares
(PhysOrg.com) -- On February 5, 2002, NASA launched what was then called the High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager (HESSI) into orbit. Renamed within months as the Ramaty High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager ...