Archive: 5/04/2010

3 Questions: David MacKay on renewable energy

David MacKay (pronounced mac-EYE), a professor of physics at the University of Cambridge, UK, was recently appointed to a three-year term as chief scientific advisor to the UK’s Department of Energy and Climate Change. ...

dateApr 05, 2010 in Environment
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Tracking down rust

(PhysOrg.com) -- Damage to concrete bridges caused by rust can have fatal consequences, at worst leading to a total collapse. Now, researchers have developed an early-warning system for rust. Sensor-transponders integrated ...

dateApr 05, 2010 in Engineering
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Viral life cycle of malignant catarrhal fever explained

The mysterious life cycle of a sheep virus that causes malignant catarrhal fever (MCF) has been discovered by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and their university collaborators—the first step in developing ...

dateApr 05, 2010 in Other
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