Archive: 10/06/2011

An egalitarian Internet? Not so, study says

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Internet is often thought of as a forum that enables egalitarian communication among people from diverse backgrounds and political persuasions, but a University of Georgia study reveals that online discussion ...

dateJun 10, 2011 in Social Sciences
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The goal? Cooler, smaller, fuel cells

Fuel cells that use hydrogen or methane to generate electricity in chemical reactions while shedding only harmless byproducts like water are dream products for engineers, environmentalists and business leaders searching for ...

dateJun 10, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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Lasers spectacular

The new laser on the Keck I telescope has inspired two avid Mauna Kea photographers to capture the light show in a series of stunning images and videos. We’ve collected some of their work here for your entertainment ...

dateJun 10, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Chasing EHEC with the computer

Just a few genes make enterohaemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC) extremely dangerous to humans. If it were not for these genes, EHEC would hardly differ from harmless enteric bacteria. Bioinformatics scientists from the Saarbrücken ...

dateJun 10, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Wii U demos show off secrets, 360-degree views

(AP) -- A look at the eight individual interactive experiences - not actual full-fledged games - that Nintendo used to demonstrate the new Wii U system's 6.2-inch touchscreen controller, which features the ability to detect ...

dateJun 10, 2011 in Software
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