International News Archive - February 27, 2012

Energy efficiency experts at the University of East Anglia (UEA) are calling for ambitious new targets to reduce energy demand across the European Union.

Research in which Universidad Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M) is participating analyzes the trafficking of women in China, a crime that is related to that country’s great imbalance in the proportion of men to women, which has become worse since the nineteen eighties.

Word of the Day
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.