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November 28, 2012
ENERGY TECH
Tanker ship making first arctic crossing
Hammerfest, Norway (UPI) Nov 26, 2012
A large gas tanker ship is set to sail across the arctic from Europe to Japan, now possible with changing climate conditions, officials said. The Ob River, a large tanker carrying liquefied natural gas, left Norway Nov. 7 and has sailed north of Russia on its way to Japan, using an arctic route that will take 20 days off the regular journey and have it arrive in Japan in early December, the BBC reported Sunday. The retreating ice is opening up new sea routes from the Atlantic to the Paci ... read more
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CAR TECH

Canada orders automakers to halve emissions
Canada's environment minister unveiled Tuesday new regulations to improve fuel efficiency and halve the greenhouse gas emissions of passenger vehicles and light trucks. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Nuclear power key issue in Japan elections
A new political party, expected to become the unifying force of an anti-nuclear energy coalition, has been formed in Japan ahead of next month's elections for the lower house of Parliament. ... more
BIO FUEL

Marine algae seen as biofuel resource
Genetically engineered marine algae can be just as useful as fresh water algae for producing biofuels, researchers in California say. ... more
ENERGY DAILY


CAR TECH

Renault to set up in China: industry source
French car maker Renault is planning to build a 200,000-vehicle a year plant in China, but needs political support to go ahead, a source with knowledge of the scheme said Tuesday. ... more


TECH SPACE

Indian inventor wins cash to develop Braille phone
A 29-year-old Indian inventor on Tuesday won $50,000 to help him make a new low-cost mobile phone for the blind that uses a Braille display. ... more
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CAR TECH

Saab reaches out to Brazilians
Swedish defense company Saab has been working to establish relationships with Brazilian firms as the F-X2 competition enters the final stretch. ... more
POLITICAL ECONOMY

Tokyo eyes $10.7 bln stimulus ahead of polls: reports
The cabinet of Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda is set to approve a $10.7 billion economic stimulus package, reports said Tuesday ahead of elections that the ruling party is widely expected to lose. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Dinosaurs fell victim to perfect storm of events

New study confirms water vapor as global warming amplifier

Generating a Genome to Feed the World

Wisconsin mayfly swarm causes car accident

Climate experts estimate risk of rapid crop slowdown

Europe's habitat and wildlife is vulnerable to climate change

Invertebrate numbers nearly halve as human population doubles

TRADE WARS

Myanmar copper mine protesters charged: police
Myanmar has charged a group of activists who protested against a controversial Chinese-backed copper mine with defaming the state, police said Tuesday. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Japan's ruling party promises to phase out nuclear power
Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda promised Tuesday to rid Japan of nuclear energy in coming decades as he set out his party's platform before next month's general election. ... more
CAR TECH

Honda chief eyes more exports from US
Honda chief executive Takanobu Ito wants to boost the Japanese carmaker's exports from the United States to counterbalance the effects of the strong yen, he said in an interview published Monday. ... more
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CAR TECH

GM cars to use Apple voice assistant Siri
General Motors said Tuesday it will integrate Apple's voice-activated software Siri in some of its cars next year to allow iPhone users to perform hands-free tasks. ... more
TRADE WARS

Anger at Chinese businesswoman's foreign passport
A prominent Chinese businesswoman has come under fire after she was exposed as having a foreign passport, highlighting resentment towards the rising number of wealthy emigrants. ... more
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Alien Atmospheres - Methane, CFCs and other signs of smart ETs

Russian Bio-Satellite Back From The Dead

NASA's Mars Spacecraft Maneuvers to Prepare for Close Comet Flyby

China releases geoinformation industry plan

Bepicolombo Integration Testing Completed At Thales

Hubble Finds Three Surprisingly Dry Exoplanets

Amber Straughn - Drawn to the Skies

TRADE WARS

Smuggling surges in China: state media
Customs officials in China are grappling with an increase in smuggling, particularly banned items such as drugs, weapons and endangered animals, state media reported Tuesday. ... more
INTERNET SPACE

Google hits back against German copyright law
Google launched an Internet campaign in Germany on Tuesday aiming to drum up public support against a proposed law that would force the search engine to pay publishers for content offered on the site. ... more
SOLAR DAILY

Funneling the sun's energy
The quest to harness a broader spectrum of sunlight's energy to produce electricity has taken a radically new turn, with the proposal of a "solar energy funnel" that takes advantage of materials und ... more
SOLAR DAILY
A low-carbon Finland is a great challenge, but an achievable one

Official "Green Tuesday" Launch November 27, 2012

Poland to invest 24 billion euros in energy by 2020


SOLAR DAILY
Tanker ship making first arctic crossing

Turn to gas to fight climate change, Qatar says at UN talks

Repairs force US Navy to cut back carriers in Gulf


SOLAR DAILY
Britain: Higher energy bills 'reasonable'

Areva commits to Scotland turbine plant

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


SOLAR DAILY
Renewable energy could power Australia

Funneling the sun's energy

Rice unveils super-efficient solar-energy technology

ENERGY TECH

Transforming noise into mechanical energy at nanometric level
A team of researchers at the Freie Universitat Berlin, co-ordinated by Jose Ignacio Pascual (current leader of the Nanoimagen team at CIC nanoGUNE), have developed a method that enables efficiently ... more
TECH SPACE

Spanish Scientists Design a Revolutionary Data Storage Device
University of Granada researchers have developed a revolutionary data storage device in collaboration with the CEA-LETI lab at Grenoble (France), an institution of the Campus of International Excell ... more
TECH SPACE

Improving 3-D image capture in real time
Researchers at the UPNA-Public University of Navarre develop a technique to improve the capture in real time of three-dimensional images. The work, published in a leading scientific journal on Compu ... more
BIO FUEL

Engineering plants for biofuels
With increasing demands for sustainable energy, being able to cost-efficiently produce biofuels from plant biomass is more important than ever. However, lignin and hemicelluloses present in certain ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Putin defiant in face of new EU arms sanctions

N. Korea threatens nuclear strike on White House

China's Xi approaches Mao in state media mentions: study

Beyond GPS: 5 Next-Generation Technologies

SES Awarded Hosted Payload Solutions ID/IQ Contract

RF detector for law enforcement, intel purposes in the wings

Ukraine army wrests control of part of MH17 crash site: rebels

TECH SPACE

Modeling the breaking points of metallic glasses

TECH SPACE

Putting more cores to work in server farms

TECH SPACE

New device hides, on cue, from infrared cameras

NANO TECH

Penn Researchers Make Flexible, Low-voltage Circuits Using Nanocrystals

BIO FUEL

Algae Biomass Organization hails new UCSD study showing saltwater algae viable for biofuels

TRADE WARS

GE says 'Industrial Internet' could be worth trillions

INTERNET SPACE

CEOs: Global economy, social media risks

CIVIL NUCLEAR

First British nuclear licence in 25 years to France's EDF

TRADE WARS

India, China firms sign deals despite political tensions

POLITICAL ECONOMY

Walker's World: UK survives EU budget row

Samsung finds unfair practices among China suppliers

Turn to gas to fight climate change, Qatar says at UN talks

SOCAR touts TANAP at Westminster meeting

Japan should ask people about nuclear fears: UN

Renewable energy could power Australia

China mine blast toll rises to 23

Algae can draw energy from other plants

Better protection for forging dies

Britain: Higher energy bills 'reasonable'

New structures self-assemble in synchronized dance

Repairs force US Navy to cut back carriers in Gulf

Scotch tape finds new use as grasping 'smart material'

Detective work using terahertz radiation

A low-carbon Finland is a great challenge, but an achievable one

Mosquitos fail at flight in heavy fog

Robotic Fish Research Swims into New Ethorobotics Waters

Owls' ability to fly in acoustic stealth provides clues to mitigating conventional aircraft noise

DataWind denies Aakash tablet cheap Chinese import

China Eastern Airlines to buy 60 A320 aircraft

China facing looming water shortages

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