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November 20, 2012
NANO TECH
Nanometer-scale diamond tips improve nano-manufacturing
Chicago IL (SPX) Nov 20, 2012
One of the most promising innovations of nanotechnology has been the ability to perform rapid nanofabrication using nanometer-scale tips. The fabrication speed can be dramatically increased by using heat. High speed and high temperature have been known to degrade the tip... until now. "Thermal processing is widely used in manufacturing," according to William King, the College of Engineering Bliss Professor at Illinois. "We have been working to shrink thermal processing to the nanometer scale, wher ... read more
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TECH SPACE

Bug repellent for supercomputers proves effective
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have used the Stack Trace Analysis Tool (STAT), a highly scalable, lightweight tool to debug a program running more than one million MPI pro ... more
TECH SPACE

Keeneland Project Deploys New GPU Supercomputing System for the National Science Foundation
Georgia Tech, along with partner research organizations on the Keeneland Project, including the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, the National Institute for Computational Sciences and Oak Ridge Nat ... more
ENERGY TECH

Landmark Chicago Buildings Leading The Way On Energy Efficiency
Walking into Franklin Center, I immediately stood a little straighter. The high ceilings and skylight direct my attention upward while the marbled and gold-leaf trimmed lobby extending through the e ... more
ENERGY DAILY


ENERGY NEWS

Analyzing the cost of federal and other renewable energy subsidies in Texas
Texas Public Policy Foundation analysts Bill Peacock and Josiah Neeley has released a new report, The Cost of the Production Tax Credit and Renewable Energy Subsidies in Texas. The Production Tax Cr ... more


POLITICAL ECONOMY

China state broadcaster sees record ad auction
China's main state broadcaster has raised a record 15.88 billion yuan ($2.5 billion) from selling prime-time advertising spots for next year, state media said Monday. ... more
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CHIP TECH

Intel to seek new CEO, Otellini to retire in May
Intel Corp. announced Monday that chief executive Paul Otellini would retire in May, opening the door to new leadership as the semiconductor giant shifts its focus to mobile devices. ... more
SOLAR DAILY

Romania to produce more solar than nuclear power in 2016
Solar power will eclipse nuclear energy in 2016 in Romania if investment in photovoltaic plants continues at the current pace, official figures released on Monday showed. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Japan to resume Fukushima rice exports

Mountain lions of Santa Monica Mountains are inbreeding and aggressive

Iceland evacuates areas close to rumbling volcano

Four dead, several missing in Japan landslides

Japan volcanic isle may collapse, create tsunami: study

Urgent action needed to tackle Sahel's lack of rainfall: UN

'Safer' pesticide could create toxic mercury: study

ENERGY TECH

Bulgaria to get price cut in Gazprom deal
Bulgaria will receive a 20 percent discount on Russian natural gas supplies under a new, 10-year contract with Russian supplier Gazprom, the two sides say. ... more
POLITICAL ECONOMY

Walker's World: Japan's looming crisis
Most of the world's media are currently obsessed with the new Chinese leadership, the prospect of the United States tumbling over the fiscal cliff and the latest grim news from the eurozone. The smart money, however, is switching focus to Japan, which could be gestating the next global disaster. ... more
TECH SPACE

Samsung hits back at LG in patents row
South Korea's Samsung has hit back at rival LG in a patents row over next-generation display panels, with both firms accusing the other of stealing technology and senior staff to grab a lead in the market. ... more
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INTERNET SPACE

SciTechTalk: Is email privacy possible?
The ever-widening scandal that took down David Petraeus as the head of the CIA started simply enough when Paula Broadwell, with whom he was having an affair, clicked the "send" button on her email program. ... more
TECH SPACE

Google's Android is eating Apple's lunch
Smartphones and tablets powered by Google's Android software are devouring the mobile gadget market, eating into Apple's turf by feeding appetites for innovation and low prices, analysts say. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
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Belka and Strelka, the canine cosmonauts

Russian Cosmonauts Conclude EVA Ahead of Schedule

Arianespace Soyuz ready to launch European GPS satellites

Solar salad, anyone?

Next gen satellite to be tested during Arctic Shield 2014

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Myanmar to sign new nuclear safeguards: govt
Myanmar said on Sunday it would agree to new atomic safeguards that allow inspections of suspected clandestine nuclear sites, ahead of a milestone visit by US President Barack Obama. ... more
ENERGY TECH

United ASEAN urges talks with China over sea rows
Southeast Asian nations urged China on Sunday to quickly begin top-level talks over tense sea territorial disputes, after forging a united position on how to tackle their giant neighbour. ... more
TRADE WARS

China 'optimistic' about FTA talks with Japan, S. Korea
China, Japan, and South Korea are expected to agree on the launch of three-way free trade talks at a summit in the Cambodian capital this week, Beijing's foreign ministry spokesman said Sunday. ... more
TRADE WARS
Analyzing the cost of federal and other renewable energy subsidies in Texas

EC seeks to 'backload' emission allowances

US power grid vulnerable to terrorist attack: study


TRADE WARS
United ASEAN urges talks with China over sea rows

Romania to hold referendums on shale gas, gold mining

Researchers have made the production of batteries cheaper and safer


TRADE WARS
AREVA deploys its industrial plan to produce a 100 percent French wind power technology

Gannets could be affected by offshore energy developments

Scotland approves 85MW Highlands wind farm


TRADE WARS
Solar vehicles in Chile race across world's driest desert

Peru solar power program makes headway

Romania to produce more solar than nuclear power in 2016

CAR TECH

Jaguar Land Rover, Chery lay foundation for China plant
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and China's Chery Automobile said Sunday they laid the foundation stone for a joint-venture plant in China to build JLR vehicles and new models in the world's biggest auto market. ... more
AEROSPACE

Boeing Statement Supporting House Vote on Russia PNTR
Boeing has issued the following statement following House approval of legislation establishing Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) with Russia. "Boeing congratulates members of the House f ... more
CHIP TECH

USC scientists 'clone' carbon nanotubes to unlock their potential for use in electronics
The heart of the computer industry is known as "Silicon Valley" for a reason. Integrated circuit computer chips have been made from silicon since computing's infancy in the 1960s. Now, thanks to a t ... more
NANO TECH

Paper-and-scissors technique rocks the nano world
Sometimes simplicity is best. Two Northwestern University researchers have discovered a remarkably easy way to make nanofluidic devices: using paper and scissors. And they can cut a device into any ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Ground X-Vehicle Program Aims to Break The "More Armor" Paradigm

General Hyten takes control of AFSPC

Aerojet Rocketdyne To Develop Large Scale Additive Manufacturing

Russia's First Exoskeleton to Help Physically Impaired

World must act to halt Iraq 'genocide': Yazidi leader's son

Octopus inspires new camouflage material

SM-6 missile undergoes follow-on testing

TECH SPACE

Titan is also a green powerhouse

FROTH AND BUBBLE

Cleanup of Most Challenging US Contaminated Groundwater Sites Unlikely for Many Decades

ENERGY NEWS

High Risk Investing - The New Trend in Energy

ENERGY TECH

Panda Power Funds breaks ground on Texas power plant

TECH SPACE

Google's Android is eating Apple's lunch

ENERGY TECH

Shale energy production spike revolutionising energy sector

AEROSPACE

China's home-grown plane rises to the challenge

SOLAR DAILY

Survey: California schools going solar

POLITICAL ECONOMY

Economic uncertainty afflicts U.S.

ENERGY TECH

Near coal plants, health issues for poor

Oil sands to be economic driver for Canada

Arabs should use oil weapon against Israel: Iraq

Solar vehicles in Chile race across world's driest desert

Romania to hold referendums on shale gas, gold mining

French minister hails EU duties on Chinese ceramics

Calif. rejects seismic test at nuke plant

Guinea sparks showdown over mineral riches

Peru solar power program makes headway

EC seeks to 'backload' emission allowances

BP to pay record $4.5 bn fine over US oil spill

US power grid vulnerable to terrorist attack: study

Uranium exposure linked to increased lupus rate

Researchers have made the production of batteries cheaper and safer

AREVA deploys its industrial plan to produce a 100 percent French wind power technology

2012 National Solar Jobs Census Finds Installers Leading the Way

Westinghouse and Siempelkamp Offer Hydrogen Control Technology

Balfour Beatty Communities and SolarCity Team Up

Desert farming forms bacterial communities that promote drought resistance

Plants and soils could exacerbate climate change as global climate warms

Hawaii Tax Proposal Would Slam the Brakes on Solar Energy and Jobs

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