Archive: 28/09/2010

New oil detection technique developed

CSIRO scientists have developed a revolutionary technique for the rapid on-site detection and quantification of petroleum hydrocarbons (commonly derived from crude oil) in soil, silt, sediment, or rock.

dateSep 28, 2010 in Engineering
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Pirate Bay filesharing appeal opens in Sweden

Four founders and financiers of filesharing site The Pirate Bay, who last year were sentenced to a year in prison, opened their appeal bid to get the verdict overturned in Stockholm on Tuesday.

dateSep 28, 2010 in Internet
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Wallflowers become extroverts in a crowd

While it's long been said that two's company and three's a crowd, that's just how mesons like it. A recent experiment at DOE's Jefferson Lab demonstrates that these subatomic particles engage more with other particles when ...

dateSep 28, 2010 in General Physics
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Magnetic anomalies shield the Moon

Scientists have discovered a new type of solar wind interaction with airless bodies in our solar system. Magnetized regions called magnetic anomalies, mostly on the far side of the Moon, were found to strongly deflect the ...

dateSep 28, 2010 in Space Exploration
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nanoLAMPS created for use as molecular probes

(PhysOrg.com) -- Rohit Bhargava of the University of Illinois has come up with an intriguing new class of molecular probes for biomedical research called nanoLAMPs. Unlike most probes used in biomedicine or other types of ...

dateSep 28, 2010 in Nanophysics
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