Archive: 24/07/2006

Developing Alternatives to Fossil Fuels

Virginia Commonwealth University researchers have developed a new storage system to hold large quantities of hydrogen fuel that may one day power cars in a more cost-effective and consumer-friendly way.

dateJul 24, 2006 in Nanomaterials
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Elephants avoid costly mountaineering

Using global-positioning system data corresponding to the movements of elephants across the African savannah, researchers have found that elephants exhibit strong tendencies to avoid significantly sloped terrain, and that ...

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Audubon refuge going strong

Mill Grove, in Audubon, Pa., the first U.S. home of John James Audubon in the early 1800s, still provides sanctuary for birds and bird lovers.

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Nano World: Composites with nano-graphite

Strong, lightweight plastic-like composites made with highly electrically conductive sheets of carbon just one atom thick could find use in electronics and protect aircraft from lightning strikes, experts told UPI's Nano ...

dateJul 24, 2006 in Nanomaterials
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