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November 21, 2012
TECH SPACE
Invisibility cloaking to shield floating objects from waves
Washington DC (SPX) Nov 20, 2012
A new approach to invisibility cloaking may one day be used at sea to shield floating objects - such as oil rigs and ships - from rough waves. Unlike most other cloaking techniques that rely on transformation optics, this one is based on the influence of the ocean floor's topography on the various "layers" of ocean water. At the American Physical Society's (APS) Division of Fluid Dynamics (DFD) meeting Reza Alam, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at the University of California, Berkel ... read more
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ENERGY TECH

Obama set to dive into South China Sea turmoil
US President Barack Obama is set to dive into the tumultuous diplomatic waters of the South China Sea on Tuesday at a summit dominated by rival claims to the strategically vital area. ... more
POLITICAL ECONOMY

China says US overtakes EU as its top export market
China said Tuesday that the United States has overtaken the European Union as its biggest export market, as the continent's debt crisis has sent demand slumping. ... more
POLITICAL ECONOMY

Foreign investment in China drops in October
Foreign direct investment in China fell again in October, the government said Tuesday, as investors remained cautious amid global economic woes and China's own slowdown. ... more
ENERGY DAILY


TRADE WARS

Asian rivals pursue trade pact amid maritime rows
China, Japan and South Korea will set aside bitter maritime territorial rows and launch talks on Tuesday for a free-trade agreement, diplomats said. ... more


ENERGY TECH

American DG Energy to Reduce Energy Costs and Carbon for Johns Hopkins University
American DG Energy has reached an agreement to provide an on-site energy solution to Wolman Hall student housing at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. Under the terms of the ... more
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SOLAR DAILY

Trina Solar offers certified Building Integrated PV solutions for residential and commercial roofs
Trina Solar Limited (TSL) now offers Building-Integrated PV solutions (BIPV) for residential and commercial roofs. These solutions have obtained specific certifications from the CSTB (Centre Scienti ... more
SOLAR DAILY

Major advance in using sunlight to produce steam without boiling water
Scientists today are describing a revolutionary new way to use sunlight to produce steam and other vapors without heating an entire container of fluid to the boiling point. The advance, reported in ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Chemist develops X-ray vision for quality assurance

New hope for powdery mildew resistant barley

Nuisance flooding increasing problem as coastal sea levels rise

What's the hold up, El Nino?

Alien Atmospheres - Methane, CFCs and other signs of smart ETs

Lead Pollution Beat Explorers to South Pole, Persists Today

Nepal allows Tibetan monk cremation after China controversy

SOLAR DAILY

Silicon Energy Announces Next Gen Solar Photovoltaics
Silicon Energy, an innovative manufacturer of world-class solar photovoltaic (PV) modules, headquartered in Marysville, Washington is announcing the release of its Next Generation Cascade Series PV ... more
SOLAR DAILY

PROINSO donates PV products for PV-diesel hybrid energy system
The multinational company PROINSO has donated 10kWp solar modules and a 10kW hybrid inverter INGECON Hybrid donated by the company Ingeteam, for a PV-diesel hybrid energy system to be installed at t ... more
TECH SPACE

NASA Technology Protects Spacecraft from Outgassed Molecular Contaminants
Outgassing - the physical process that creates that oh-so-alluring new car smell - isn't healthy for humans and, as it turns out, not particularly wholesome for sensitive satellite instruments, eith ... more
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TECH SPACE

ORNL recipe for oxide interface perfection opens path to novel materials
By tweaking the formula for growing oxide thin films, researchers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory achieved virtual perfection at the interface of two insulator materials. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Researchers tap into CO2 storage potential of mine waste
It's time to economically value the greenhouse gas-trapping potential of mine waste and start making money from it, says mining engineer and geologist Michael Hitch of the University of British Colu ... more
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Building 'invisible' materials with light

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CIVIL NUCLEAR

AREVA hosts second global Nuclear Executive Meeting with the world's leading utilities
AREVA hosted yesterday, in Paris, the second global Nuclear Executive Meeting (NEM) gathering this year 25 CEOs and top executives from 16 of the world's largest utilities. AREVA has organized ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Coastal Commission Denies PG and E Seismic Testing Permit
After eight hours of testimony that included comments from Surfrider Foundation, activists and ocean lovers alike, the California Coastal Commission denied Pacific Gas and Electric (PG and E) the ne ... more
BIO FUEL

White rot fungus boosts ethanol production from corn stalks, cobs and leaves
The latest episode in the American Chemical Society's (ACS') award-winning Global Challenges/Chemistry Solutions podcast series reports new evidence that the so-called white rot fungus shows promise ... more
BIO FUEL
Analyzing the cost of federal and other renewable energy subsidies in Texas

High Risk Investing - The New Trend in Energy

EC seeks to 'backload' emission allowances


BIO FUEL
United ASEAN urges talks with China over sea rows

Researchers tap into CO2 storage potential of mine waste

American DG Energy to Reduce Energy Costs and Carbon for Johns Hopkins University


BIO FUEL
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


BIO FUEL
Silicon Energy Announces Next Gen Solar Photovoltaics

Trina Solar offers certified Building Integrated PV solutions for residential and commercial roofs

Romania to produce more solar than nuclear power in 2016

CIVIL NUCLEAR

S. Korea to choose spent nuclear fuel storage sites
South Korea will in April begin the process of deciding what to do with its spent nuclear fuel rods, with temporary storage sites fast filling up, the government said Tuesday. ... more
POLITICAL ECONOMY

BoJ chief slaps down would-be PM's challenge
Bank of Japan chief Masaaki Shirakawa on Tuesday slapped down a challenge to the central bank's independence by the prime-ministerial front runner, dismissing his fix for the economy. ... more
AEROSPACE

Chile phasing out C-212 tactical aircraft
Chile's military is phasing out its remaining CA SA C-212-100 tactical transport aircraft amid local concerns over its safety. ... more
NANO TECH

Nanometer-scale diamond tips improve nano-manufacturing
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 ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Russia has violated arms treaty by testing cruise missile: US

US vows strict monitoring of any Iran nuclear deal

After shaky start, Ukraine turns eastern offensive around

China puts powerful former security chief under investigation

LockMart Completes GMLRS Alternative Warhead Tests

Missile decoy system on Australian, U.S. warships to be upgraded

Aviation officials call for anti-air weapons law, better threat data

TECH SPACE

Bug repellent for supercomputers proves effective

TECH SPACE

Keeneland Project Deploys New GPU Supercomputing System for the National Science Foundation

ENERGY TECH

Landmark Chicago Buildings Leading The Way On Energy Efficiency

ENERGY NEWS

Analyzing the cost of federal and other renewable energy subsidies in Texas

POLITICAL ECONOMY

China state broadcaster sees record ad auction

CHIP TECH

Intel to seek new CEO, Otellini to retire in May

SOLAR DAILY

Romania to produce more solar than nuclear power in 2016

TECH SPACE

Windows 8 phone users tell of glitches

ENERGY TECH

Bulgaria to get price cut in Gazprom deal

POLITICAL ECONOMY

Walker's World: Japan's looming crisis

Samsung hits back at LG in patents row

SciTechTalk: Is email privacy possible?

Google's Android is eating Apple's lunch

Myanmar to sign new nuclear safeguards: govt

United ASEAN urges talks with China over sea rows

China 'optimistic' about FTA talks with Japan, S. Korea

Jaguar Land Rover, Chery lay foundation for China plant

Boeing Statement Supporting House Vote on Russia PNTR

USC scientists 'clone' carbon nanotubes to unlock their potential for use in electronics

Paper-and-scissors technique rocks the nano world

Titan is also a green powerhouse

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

High Risk Investing - The New Trend in Energy

Panda Power Funds breaks ground on Texas power plant

Google's Android is eating Apple's lunch

Shale energy production spike revolutionising energy sector

China's home-grown plane rises to the challenge

Survey: California schools going solar

Economic uncertainty afflicts U.S.

Desert farming forms bacterial communities that promote drought resistance

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