Archive: 1/09/2008

Electrons discover their individuality

( -- Electrons have something in common with people: the more information they acquire about their setting, the more they become aware of their individuality and the more belonging to a group loses its importance. ...

dateSep 01, 2008 in General Physics
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Dashing computer interface to control your car

( -- European researchers have developed a special dashboard computer to act as a single conduit for all devices emerging in modern cars – GPS, mobile, PDAs, intelligent car technologies. It should mean a better, ...

dateSep 01, 2008 in Engineering
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Thawing permafrost likely to boost global warming

The thawing of permafrost in northern latitudes, which greatly increases microbial decomposition of carbon compounds in soil, will dominate other effects of warming in the region and could become a major force promoting the ...

dateSep 01, 2008 in
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Bowling alone because the team got downsized

The pain of downsizing extends far beyond laid off workers and the people who depend on their paychecks, according to a new UCLA-University of Michigan, Ann Arbor study. Even a single involuntary displacement has a lasting ...

dateSep 01, 2008 in Other
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