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2014-11-25 12:23:29

RED BANK, N.J., Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr.

Global Surface Warming Stalled By Pacific Trade Winds - For Now
2014-02-10 10:32:18

The strongest trade winds have driven more of the heat from global warming into the oceans; but when those winds slow, that heat will rapidly return to the atmosphere causing an abrupt rise in global average temperatures

2014-01-16 04:20:18

NANJING, China, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Sunergy Co., Ltd.

Seaweed Transplant Gives Bald Reef New Growth
2014-01-14 09:15:59

Marine ecologists in Sydney have successfully restored a once thriving seaweed species, which vanished along a stretch of the city's coastline during the 1970s and 80s during high levels of sewage outfalls.

Southern Ocean Sampling Shows Travels Of Marine Microbes
2013-09-18 12:55:33

By collecting water samples up to six kilometers below the surface of the Southern Ocean, UNSW researchers have shown for the first time the impact of ocean currents on the distribution and abundance of marine micro-organisms.

2013-09-03 10:39:16

The amount of raw materials needed to sustain the economies of developed countries is significantly greater than presently used indicators suggest.

2013-07-25 14:21:53

The human papillomavirus (HPV) triples the risk of people developing yet another cancer, oesophageal squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC).

New Method To Distinguish Between Neighboring Quantum Bits
2013-06-18 09:01:59

Researchers at the University of New South Wales have proposed a new way to distinguish between quantum bits that are placed only a few nanometers apart in a silicon chip, taking them a step closer to the construction of a large-scale quantum computer.

Quantum Internet With Combined Optical And Electrical Technique
2013-05-01 14:54:34

An Australian team led by researchers at the University of New South Wales has achieved a breakthrough in quantum science that brings the prospect of a network of ultra-powerful quantum computers - connected via a quantum internet –closer to reality.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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