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2012-01-09 11:33:16

Those making land use decisions to reduce the harmful effects of climate change have focused almost exclusively on greenhouse gases – analyzing, for example, how much carbon dioxide is released when a forest is cleared to grow crops.

Scientists Create Self-Healing Electronic Chips
2011-12-22 13:35:25

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign say they are a step closer to developing electronic chips that heal themselves.

2011-12-20 21:31:16

When one tiny circuit within an integrated chip cracks or fails, the whole chip – or even the whole device – is a loss.

2011-11-17 03:40:03

Emissions regulations do have an environmental impact, according to a long-term study of acidic rainfall by researchers at the University of Illinois.

Insects Offer Clues To Ancient Climate Variability 10,000
2011-11-15 11:55:51

An analysis of the remains of ancient midges opens a new window on the past with a detailed view of the surprising regional variability that accompanied climate warming during the early Holocene epoch, 10,000 to 5,500 years ago.

Image 1 - Hospital Tests Reveal Mummy's Secrets
2011-11-03 05:04:43

Egyptologists, a radiologist, a pathologist, a physical anthropologist and a mummy expert are using the best diagnostic tools available to learn about a mummy without unwrapping its red linen shroud or cutting into it.

2011-10-17 10:00:00

U of I/Newell Instruments “Re_home” Finishes in Top Ten of DOE’s Solar Decathlon Competition Warren, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 17, 2011 AppliedSensor,

Reducing Jet Noise By Controlling Turbulence
2011-09-13 06:08:00

Supercomputing aids scientists in developing a novel technique to reduce jet noise.

2011-09-08 20:45:09

The increasing complexity of multi-invention technologies such as laptops and smartphones raises serious challenges for firms looking to cash in with the "next big thing," and points to a need for businesses to integrate their patent and business strategies.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.