Archive: 3/12/2009

Blood Enzyme Could Help Realize Clean Coal

(PhysOrg.com) -- An enzyme in our blood that enables our lungs to exhale carbon dioxide could be the key to isolating carbon dioxide emissions from coal plants in order to store them safely underground. A company called Carbozyme, ...

dateDec 03, 2009 in Biochemistry weblog
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A (nano-) window that washes itself?

A coating on windows or solar panels that repels grime and dirt? Expanded battery storage capacities for the next electric car? New Tel Aviv University research, just published in Nature Nanotechnology, details a breakthrough ...

dateDec 03, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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Professor foresees rising Antarctic snowmelt

The 30-year record low in Antarctic snowmelt that occurred during the 2008-09 austral summer was likely due to concurrent strong positive phases for two main climate drivers, ENSO (El Niño - Southern Oscillation) and SAM ...

dateDec 03, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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