Archive: 10/12/2008

Waste coffee grounds offer new source of biodiesel fuel

Researchers in Nevada are reporting that waste coffee grounds can provide a cheap, abundant, and environmentally friendly source of biodiesel fuel for powering cars and trucks. Their study has been published online in the ...

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Oscillation Rules as the Pacific Cools

(PhysOrg.com) -- The latest image of sea-surface height measurements from the U.S./French Jason-1 oceanography satellite shows the Pacific Ocean remains locked in a strong, cool phase of the Pacific Decadal Oscillation, a ...

dateDec 10, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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CFO Survey: Historic Recession to Last Another Year

(PhysOrg.com) -- Chief financial officers in the United States and around the world are more pessimistic than at any time in the history of the Duke University/CFO Magazine Global Business Outlook Survey. The majority of ...

dateDec 10, 2008 in Other
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Portable Precision: A New Type of Atomic Clock

(PhysOrg.com) -- The most accurate atomic clocks in the world are based on the output of cesium atoms. These ultra-precise fountain clocks measure the frequency and time interval of seconds by using a fountain-like movement ...

dateDec 10, 2008 in General Physics
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