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November 21, 2014
South Korea urged to build facility for nuclear waste by 2055
Seoul (XNA) Nov 20, 2014
A South Korean public-debate commission on Tuesday asked the government to build a facility by 2055 to permanently dispose of spent nuclear fuel after a year- long review. The Public Engagement Commission on Spent Nuclear Fuel Management (PECOS), which launched operations in February, reached a preliminary conclusion that a facility for the final disposal of nuclear waste should be built around 2055, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said. The commission has conducted a public debat ... read more
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Cloaking device hides across continuous range of angles
Inspired perhaps by Harry Potter's invisibility cloak, scientists have recently developed several ways--some simple and some involving new technologies--to hide objects from view. The latest effort, ... more

UO-industry collaboration points to improved nanomaterials
A potential path to identify imperfections and improve the quality of nanomaterials for use in next-generation solar cells has emerged from a collaboration of University of Oregon and industry resea ... more

China unveils energy strategy, targets for 2020
China has issued a long list of targets for its future energy strategy as the country looks to modernize its energy structure. The State Council promised more efficient, self-sufficient, green ... more


Two new baryon particles discovered; aligns with York prediction
An international team of researchers announced the discovery of two new particles in the baryon family, which makes them cousins of the familiar proton and neutron. The LHCb collaboration at CERN, t ... more


Ageing Japan struggles to make immigrants feel at home
The first word Mr En learned when he started work on a construction site in Japan after moving from China was "baka" - "idiot". ... more
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Apple, Xiaomi trade smartphone barbs in China
Top executives from US technology giant Apple and Chinese smartphone upstart Xiaomi traded light-hearted barbs on Thursday at a Chinese Internet conference, acknowledging the fierce competition between the rivals. ... more

Versatile bonding for lightweight components
New materials are making cars, planes and all sorts of other things lighter. The catch is that many of these materials can't be welded. Now there's an alternative joining me- thod available - gradie ... more
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Fresh snow hits northeastern US in killer storm

Global October temperatures record high for month: US

$9.3 bn pledged to help poor nations combat global warming

Second bird flu outbreak found on Dutch farm

Caltech geologists discover ancient buried canyon in South Tibet

Cut the salt: Green solutions for highway snow and ice control


Physicist Helps Discover Subatomic Particles
A physicist in the College of Arts and Sciences is the lead contributor to the discovery of two never-before-seen baryonic particles. The finding, which is the subject of a forthcoming article in Ph ... more

Biochemists build largest synthetic molecular 'cage' ever
UCLA biochemists have created the largest-ever protein that self-assembles into a molecular "cage." The research could lead to synthetic vaccines that protect people from the flu, HIV and other dise ... more

Shale revolutionary for United Kingdom, company boss says
Chemical company Ineos said shale natural gas could "revolutionize" the British economy, though it's been met with stiff opposition from environmental advocates. ... more
Startup in the Land of the Rising Sun; A Japanese Solar Venture - by Bradley L. Bartz


Crude oil prices continue upward swing
Though U.S. data show output continuing unabated, crude oil prices continued their rise Thursday in anticipation of next week's OPEC meeting. ... more

Shots fired in U.S. oil export row
Claims that easing U.S. oil export restrictions won't have economic benefits go against peer-reviewed studies, the head of an oil producers coalition said. ... more
Space News from
Russia studies construction of its own orbital station

Rosetta continues into its full science phase

NASA Selects Student Teams for High-Powered Rocket Challenge

Researchers Advance 'Quantum Teleportation'

China launches Yaogan-24 remote sensing satellite

Swift Probes Exotic Object: Black Hole or Mega Star?

Cosmodrome construction falls behind schedule


Ineos in $1bn bid to become UK's biggest fracking firm
Swiss-based petrochemical firm Ineos launched plans Thursday to become the biggest player in Britain's fracking sector with a $1.0-billion investment in the nation's shale gas industry. ... more

Russia's Gazprom keen on Vietnamese gas reserves
Russian energy company Gazprom said it was reviewing the prospects of further cooperation with Vietnam in the Asian country's offshore natural gas sector. ... more

China discloses status of strategic oil reserves
For the first time ever, the Chinese government published data on its strategic petroleum reserves, saying it had about 91 million spare barrels on hand. ... more

China eyes investments in Slovenia infrastructure
China's vice Premier Wang Yang arrived here on Thursday in a visit seen by Slovenia as crucial for attracting Chinese investments in the tiny crisis-hit eurozone country. ... more

BP closer to bringing Azeri natural gas to Europe
A Canadian pipeline company said it secured a $200 million contract from BP to help develop the second phase of the Shah Deniz gas field off the Azeri coast. ... more
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Iran refuses to give ground on key Arak reactor
Iran's nuclear chief on Thursday ruled out further negotiations on the design of a reactor that the West fears could be used to produce plutonium for an atomic bomb. ... more

Lockheed Martin to build 5-megawatt bioenergy facility in Germany
U.S. aerospace and defense giant Lockheed Martin is getting into the bioenergy business, and has signed a contract to build a power generation facility in Germany using green energy company Concord Blue's patented Reformer technology. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
China policies fuel tensions with US: commission

China Premier calls for greater role in shaping Web

'Concerned' Kerry joins troubled Iran nuclear talks

Syrian team, Putin to discuss relaunching peace talks: source

Swedish military gets upgraded radar facilityw/lll

Modernized Russian Tu-160 bomber completes 1st flight

NATO reports 400 intercepts of Russian aircraft in 2014


Labor building behind East Coast wind energy industry


Middle East violence pushes oil prices up


Risky rewards for China's overseas investment boom


Bit Stew Systems Announce Major Expansion in Australia


Renewable energy improves stock price of mining companies


Trina Signs 10 MW EPC Agreement with Jordan


WELTEC builds Biogas Plants in Greece


NYT rapped over Malaysia clean-energy conference


Hackers turning smartphones into slave armies


Much to lose for Iran's Rouhani if no nuclear pact

China seeks to cap coal use at 4.2 bn tonnes by 2020

Current pledges not enough to stop global warming: UN report

France's Areva on the ropes after it suspends targets

Trace amounts of radiation detected along U.S. West Coast

Uber hits brakes on talk of finding dirt on reporters

Toyota rolls out world's first mass market fuel-cell car

New York's Times Square lit up by huge digital billboard

Nokia plans comeback with 2015 tablet launch in China

ICANN chief urges wide Internet control

Revolutionary solar-friendly form of silicon shines

New technique to help produce next-generation photonic chips

Spiral laser beam creates quantum whirlpool

Penn engineers efficiently 'mix' light at the nanoscale

Researchers discern the shapes of high-order Brownian motions

Paris pop-up store immortalises shoppers with 3D printed figurine

New form of crystalline order good for thermoelectric uses

Researchers create and control spin waves for enhanced data processing

Magic tricks created using artificial intelligence for the first time

IHS: Islamic State financing war campaign with oil

Iranian economy tied too hard to oil, commissioner says

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