Archive: 02/11/2010

One step closer to green catalysis

Mirror image catalysis with water in water is finally possible. Mirror image catalysis in water with water is effective and produces no waste. Researchers have now succeeded in imitating this marvelous trick of nature. NWO ...

dateNov 02, 2010 in Materials Science
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Syr Darya River Floodplain captured

Central Asia’s most important cotton-growing region is concentrated in the floodplain of the Syr Darya. The river was one of the farthest points reached by the ancient Greek leader Alexander of Macedon (or Alexander ...

dateNov 02, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Image: Face-Off

Robonaut 2, a dexterous, humanoid astronaut helper, will fly to the International Space Station aboard space shuttle Discovery on the STS-133 mission.

dateNov 02, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Marvelous light from conductor paths

Organic light-emitting diodes are seen as the basis for a new generation of lamps: Large-area lamps that can be randomly shaped and fl exibly integrated into interior design. But the "illuminated glass" is still very expensive. ...

dateNov 02, 2010 in Optics & Photonics
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Lead-free technology on its way

The change-over to lead-free products is in full progress. The problem is however that the environmentally friendly alternatives have to be as effi cient as the lead-containing variants. One example is the injection system ...

dateNov 02, 2010 in Materials Science
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