Ozone study may benefit air standards, climate

(Phys.org)—A new NASA-led study involving the University of Colorado Boulder finds that when it comes to combating global warming caused by emissions of ozone-forming chemicals, location matters.    

A French nuclear exit?

France has been held up, worldwide, as the forerunner in using nuclear fission to produce electricity. However, a third of the nation's nuclear reactors will need replacing in the next decade, and public opinion has shifted ...

Stabilizing collapsed or shock-damaged buildings

In the gathering gloom of late afternoon, September 11, 2001, building engineers—as well as the rest of the world—watched in horror as the desperately fragile remains of the World Trade Center shifted and settled into ...

Sandia builds Android-based network to study cyber disruptions

As part of ongoing research to help prevent and mitigate disruptions to computer networks on the Internet, researchers at Sandia National Laboratories in California have turned their attention to smartphones and other hand-held ...

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