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2012-07-27 14:04:53

Tanzania is one developing country that could actually benefit from climate change by increasing exports of corn to the U.S. and other nations.

X-ray Imaging To Observe Running Batteries In Action
2012-07-18 09:56:44

Most electric cars, from the Tesla Model S to the Nissan Leaf, run on rechargeable lithium-ion batteries – a pricey technology that accounts for more than half of the vehicle's total cost.

Soot Particles Measured In Flight
2012-06-27 12:53:57

"For the first time we can actually see the structure of individual aerosol particles floating in air, their 'native habitat'," said DESY scientist Henry Chapman from the Center for Free-Electron Laser Science (CFEL) in Hamburg.

Aerosol Structures Exposed By X-ray vision
2012-06-27 12:48:29

Laser probes microscopic components of air pollution

New Interest Sparked In The Century-old Edison Battery
2012-06-26 13:00:30

Stanford University scientists have breathed new life into the nickel-iron battery, a rechargeable technology developed by Thomas Edison more than a century ago.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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