Archive: 09/07/2010

Better barriers can help levees withstand wave erosion

A new barrier design could protect reservoir levees from the erosive forces of wind-driven waves, according to studies by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and partners. These findings could help lower the maintenance ...

dateJul 09, 2010 in Ecology
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China group says US uses Facebook to sow unrest

(AP) -- A Chinese government-backed think tank has accused the U.S. and other Western governments of using social networking sites like Facebook to spur political unrest and called for stepped-up scrutiny of the wildly popular ...

dateJul 09, 2010 in Internet
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Nanogenerators for energy harvesting technology

The journal, Nano Letters, recently published an article highlighting the fascinating nanogenerators developed by Dr. Yong Shi, a professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Stevens Institute of Technology. The ...

dateJul 09, 2010 in Nanophysics
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