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November 22, 2012
TECH SPACE
Thermogenerator from the Printer
Bremen, Germany (SPX) Nov 22, 2012
Wireless sensor networks monitor machinery and equipment in factories, cars and power stations. They increasingly "harvest" the energy they need to transmit measurement data from the environment, thus making them self-sufficient. At the Electronica 2012 trade fair, Fraunhofer researchers will present a printed thermogenerator, which in the future will be able to generate energy supply for sensors through temperature differences. The computer activates an alarm: the machine's motor is threatening t ... read more
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BIO FUEL

Mixing processes could increase the impact of biofuel spills on aquatic environments
Ethanol, a component of biofuel made from plants such as corn, is blended with gas in many parts of the country, but has significantly different fluid properties than pure gasoline. A group of ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Nano insights could lead to improved nuclear reactors
In order to build the next generation of nuclear reactors, materials scientists are trying to unlock the secrets of certain materials that are radiation-damage tolerant. Now researchers at the Calif ... more
ENERGY TECH

New energy technologies promise brighter future
In three studies published in the current issue of Technology and Innovation - Proceedings of the National Academy of Inventors innovators unveil creative technologies that could change our sources ... more
ENERGY DAILY


TECH SPACE

Study reveals clues to cause of hydrogen embrittlement in metals
Hydrogen, the lightest element, can easily dissolve and migrate within metals to make these otherwise ductile materials brittle and substantially more prone to failures. Since the phenomenon was dis ... more


POLITICAL ECONOMY

China manufacturing grows in November: HSBC
China's manufacturing activity grew in November for the first time in 13 months, HSBC said Thursday, in a further sign of strength in the world's second-largest economy after a marked slowdown. ... more
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CIVIL NUCLEAR

Swiss nuclear reactor shuts down due to defect
A reactor at a Swiss nuclear plant shut down automatically Wednesday due to a defect, the operator said, stressing that the procedure had been completely safe. ... more
AEROSPACE

Boeing and AVIC to Collaborate on Interior Supply Capability in China
Boeing and Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), China's largest state-owned aviation company, have announced they will work together to expand AVIC capabilities to include interior commodi ... more
24/7 News Coverage
First radar vision for Copernicus

Egyptian sensing satellite placed in orbit

ISEE-3: An Old Friend Comes to Visit Earth

Giant lasers could control the weather

Nepal calls off search for missing guides on Everest: official

West Africa's Ebola outbreak prompts changes in I.Coast cuisine

Fresh tremor rattles Papua New Guinea after 7.5 quake

SOLAR DAILY

New American Chemical Society video series shines a light on transparent solar cells
The American Chemical Society (ACS) has launched a new video series that highlights New American Chemical Society video series shines a light on transparent solar cells-making research from the soci ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Coalition Reaffirm Commitments To Advance SMR Technology
Westinghouse Electric has confirmed its interest in applying for a new funding opportunity to be issued by the United States Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Nuclear Energy in order to develop a ... more
SOLAR DAILY

Continuation of Arenales solar power plant project secured
The Arenales solar power plant project can be continued. Yesterday, Solar Millennium AG's 26 per cent stake in the project company for the Spanish solar power plant was transferred to the new owner. ... more
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ENERGY NEWS

Official "Green Tuesday" Launch November 27, 2012
Jonah Mytro, co-founder of Green America daily deal website GreenDeals.org, has announced the official launch of "Green Tuesday," an annual shopping occasion devoted to seeking out eco-forward purch ... more
ENERGY TECH

Turks hike energy stake in Iraqi Kurdistan
Turkey, its eyes on becoming the pivotal energy hub between East and West, is set to increase its presence in Iraq's semiautonomous Kurdish enclave by taking a majority stake with a British partner in a block containing an estimated 10.5 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
SpaceX supply capsule berths at ISS

Odd Tilts Could Make More Worlds Habitable

Go Big or Go Home - Shuttle Carrier Aircraft Doing Both, and More

Astronauts Prep for Spacewalk as Mission Managers Evaluate Busy Schedule

Searching for dark energy with neutrons

A study in scarlet

MEASAT-3b arrives in French Guiana; Ariane 5 delivered to Kourou

TRADE WARS

Protest strikes disrupt Argentine cities
Argentine cities faced disruptions as the second mass protest in a month challenged President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner's government. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Coal mining ruining China uranium deposits
The mining of coal near untapped uranium deposits in northern China is ruining the value of the nuclear fuel, experts say. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Exxon warns on Nigerian production after oil spill
US oil giant ExxonMobil's Nigerian subsidiary warned on Wednesday it may not meet production expectations following the shutdown of a pipeline after an oil spill off southern Akwa Ibom state. ... more
ENERGY TECH
Official "Green Tuesday" Launch November 27, 2012

Poland to invest 24 billion euros in energy by 2020

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


ENERGY TECH
Researchers tap into CO2 storage potential of mine waste

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

Turks hike energy stake in Iraqi Kurdistan


ENERGY TECH
Areva commits to Scotland turbine plant

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

Gannets could be affected by offshore energy developments


ENERGY TECH
Silicon Energy Announces Next Gen Solar Photovoltaics

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

Continuation of Arenales solar power plant project secured

TECH SPACE

China sets special funds to boost rare earth sector
China said Wednesday it would allocate special funds to its rare earths sector to support producers hit by weak prices, but did not give the total amount. ... more
INTERNET SPACE

Smartphone shoppers: watch for online tricks
Attention smartphone shoppers: watch for cybercriminals using phony apps or messages in an effort to hijack your device or steal your data. ... more
ENERGY NEWS

Poland to invest 24 billion euros in energy by 2020
Up and coming EU member Poland will invest 100 billion zloty in its energy sector by 2020, the prime minister said summing up plans Wednesday. ... more
INTERNET SPACE

Google enters debate on UN Internet control
Google has jumped into the debate over a UN telecom gathering set to review regulations affecting the Internet, claiming it is "the wrong place" to make decisions about the future of the Web. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Japan defence chief puzzled by Russian warplanes

Japan steps up surveillance posture against China

China's shadow to follow Obama around Asia

Ukraine PM says Russia undermining global stability

11 soldiers killed, 14 wounded in Algeria attack: security

Palestinians mull handing territory 'keys' back to Israel

Drone strike in Yemen kills 5 'Qaeda' militants: source

INTERNET SPACE

Smartphone shoppers get savvy for holiday deals

TECH SPACE

Global mobile data traffic doubled in year: Ericsson

ROBO SPACE

Toshiba unveils dog-like robot for Fukushima plant

ENERGY TECH

Repsol will drag Argentina through courts

WIND DAILY

Areva commits to Scotland turbine plant

TECH SPACE

Britain's oldest computer gets a 'reboot'

CAR TECH

China car market to grow 8% annually: McKinsey

ENERGY TECH

Philippines to host four-way maritime talks

CAR TECH

Fiat touts Italian style in China car challenge

TRADE WARS

Japan posts worst October trade data in three decades

Smartphones crushing point-and-shoot camera market

Boston said riddled with natural gas leaks

Indonesian foreign oil investment at risk?

Hundreds protest against Myanmar copper mine

Czechs delay nuclear plant deal over Areva complaint

HP seeks fraud probe on acquired firm after writeoff

Chile phasing out C-212 tactical aircraft

S. Korea to choose spent nuclear fuel storage sites

BoJ chief slaps down would-be PM's challenge

Major advance in using sunlight to produce steam without boiling water

Invisibility cloaking to shield floating objects from waves

NASA Technology Protects Spacecraft from Outgassed Molecular Contaminants

PROINSO donates PV products for PV-diesel hybrid energy system

AREVA hosts second global Nuclear Executive Meeting with the world's leading utilities

Silicon Energy Announces Next Gen Solar Photovoltaics

Researchers tap into CO2 storage potential of mine waste

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

White rot fungus boosts ethanol production from corn stalks, cobs and leaves

Coastal Commission Denies PG and E Seismic Testing Permit

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

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