Archive: 11/03/2011

Smart materials for high-tech products

Flexible and independently operating "smart materials" can adapt to changing conditions with high speed. The Fraunhofer Adaptronics Alliance is presenting promising solutions at Hannover Messe (April 4-8), in Hall 2, Stand ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Engineering
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Keeping carbon in check

Researchers developed a comprehensive technique to monitor changes in organic carbon found in soil over large areas of land. The team of scientists, including Cesar Izaurralde and Tristram West at Pacific Northwest National ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Environment
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Speed demon creates a shock

( -- Just as some drivers obey the speed limit while others treat every road as if it were the Autobahn, some stars move through space faster than others. NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, captured ...

dateMar 11, 2011 in Astronomy
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