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December 21, 2012
WIND DAILY
China's wind towers face U.S. tariffs
Beijing (UPI) Dec 20, 2012
Officials in China's wind energy sector said they deplored a U.S. decision to increase import duties on Chinese wind turbines. The U.S. Department of Commerce in its final verdict Wednesday on anti-dumping and counter-subsidy duties against wind turbine towers imported from China and Vietnam, said that Chinese producers dumped towers in the United States and set anti-dumping duties of 44.99-70.63 percent while Vietnamese producers got duties 51.50-58.49 percent. Commerce's investigation ... read more
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TECH SPACE

Researchers Use Liquid Metal to Create Wires That Stretch Eight Times Their Original Length
Researchers from North Carolina State University have created conductive wires that can be stretched up to eight times their original length while still functioning. The wires can be used for everyt ... more
TECH SPACE

Team develops a microwave-assisted method for producing thin films
Growth of new materials is the cornerstone of materials science - a highly inter-disciplinary field of science that touches every aspect of our lives from computers and cell phones to the clothes we ... more
NANO TECH

Synthetic and biological nanoparticles combined to produce new metamaterials
Scientists from Aalto University, Finland, have succeeded in organising virus particles, protein cages and nanoparticles into crystalline materials. These nanomaterials studied by the Finnish resear ... more
ENERGY DAILY


TECH SPACE

Paper waste used to make bricks
Researchers at the University of Jaen (Spain) have mixed waste from the paper industry with ceramic material used in the construction industry. The result is a brick that has low thermal conductivit ... more


TECH SPACE

Sustainable way to make a prized fragrance ingredient
Large amounts of a substitute for one of the world's most treasured fragrance ingredients - a substance that also has potential anti-cancer activity - could be produced with a sustainable new techno ... more
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TECH SPACE

JILA physicists achieve elusive 'evaporative cooling' of molecules
Achieving a goal considered nearly impossible, JILA physicists have chilled a gas of molecules to very low temperatures by adapting the familiar process by which a hot cup of coffee cools. Evaporati ... more
TECH SPACE

pH measurements: How to see the real face of electrochemistry and corrosion?
For several decades antimony electrodes have been used to measure the acidity/basicity - and so to determine the pH value. Unfortunately, they allow for measuring pH changes of solutions only at a c ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Saving Seeds the Right Way Can Save the World's Plants

Marine pest provides advances in maritime anti-fouling and biomedicine

Chinese mosquitos on the Baltic Sea

Exploring 3-D printing to make organs for transplants

Scientists caution against exploitation of deep ocean

Major turtle nesting beaches protected in one of the UK's far flung overseas territories

Conservation scientists asking wrong questions on climate change impacts on wildlife

AEROSPACE

Bird strike prevention radar system takes off
Leading European avian radar manufacturer Robin Radar Systems is aiming for rapid expansion following an announcement that significant funding has been secured from two key investors, Inkef Capital ... more
TRADE WARS

Japan files complaint against China over steel duties: WTO
Japan has filed a complaint against China for imposing duties on steel tube imports which Beijing claims were being sold at prices below market levels, the World Trade Organization said on Thursday. ... more
TECH SPACE

EU says to set out anti-trust case against Samsung soon
The EU will set out its case against Samsung Electronics "very soon" following an anti-trust probe of the smartphone and mobile tablet market, Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said Thursday. ... more
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ENERGY TECH

YPF seeks $37B cash for shale development
Argentina's nationalized oil and gas corporation YPF is seeking new investors in Europe and Asia as part of its plan to raise about $37 billion to develop energy reserves allegedly neglected by the company's former Spanish majority owner Repsol. ... more
ENERGY NEWS

Zimbabwe and China ink $400 mn electricity deal
Zimbabwe signed a $400 million deal with China's state-owned SinoHydro on Thursday to increase electricity production and ease daily blackouts. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Lifetime of gravity measurements heralds new beginning

Orion Tests Set Stage for Mission

Mars 2020 rover will carry tools to make oxygen

Early Earth suffered 500-million-year asteroid storm

Printing the Metals of the Future

Young binary star system may form planets with weird and wild orbits

Tidal forces gave moon its shape

CHIP TECH

Taiwan's UMC to buy majority stake in Chinese firm
Taiwanese authorities have given approval for microchip giant United Microelectronics Corp to buy a majority stake in China's He Jian Technology, officials said Thursday. ... more
ENERGY TECH

ASEAN wants India's help in China disputes
Southeast Asian countries on Thursday urged India to intervene to help resolve bitter territorial disputes with China in the South China Sea, saying it was "crucial" to maintaining peace and stability. ... more
ENERGY NEWS

National Grid Creates Big Questions for Transmission Industry
In the short term, the U.S. government's attempts to create a more balanced and unified energy grid are sure to create more questions than answers for the power-transmission industry. Over the long ... more
ENERGY NEWS
National Grid Creates Big Questions for Transmission Industry

Zimbabwe and China ink $400 mn electricity deal

Germany energy 'revolution' on course despite concerns


ENERGY NEWS
YPF seeks $37B cash for shale development

Mexico to Privatize State Oil Company Pemex?

Keystone XL: Welcome to the Proxy Energy War


ENERGY NEWS
China's wind towers face U.S. tariffs

Offshore wind power: AREVA and STX France ally their expertise

Ground broken on Irish Midlands wind farm


ENERGY NEWS
Top-10 Solar Market Predictions for 2013

KYOCERA Surpasses Two Million Solar Modules Produced in North America

Gulf oil states get hot for solar power

ENERGY TECH

Mexico to Privatize State Oil Company Pemex?
Big potential changes south of the border. Mexican President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto has announced that he wants increased private investment in the nation's energy industry. Will this include Mexi ... more
ENERGY TECH

Will Regulators Damn Keystone XL?
Starting Tuesday, U.S. regulators will hold regular meetings on oil and natural gas pipeline safety standards. A series of pipeline issues, ranging from a deadly gas pipeline explosion in California ... more
TECH SPACE

Fitting 'smart' mobile phone with magnifying optics creates 'real' cell phone
By fitting a "smart" mobile phone with magnifying optics, bioengineers at the University of California, Berkeley created a real "cell" phone, a diagnostic-quality microscope that can be used by clin ... more
INTERNET SPACE

Google Play growing fast: survey
Google's online Play shop of applications for Android-powered smartphones or tablets is growing fast, a report released Thursday by market tracker Distimo said. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
F-35B Successfully Completes Wet Runway And Crosswind Testing

Hindenburg, 80 years on, still divides Germany

Newest Tiger attack helo tested in Djibouti

Leidos taps AIBioTech for bio-weapon threat research

China Cultural Revolution 'hero' to make $30 mn from IPO

NATO unprepared for Russian attack: UK lawmakers

National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency taps BAE Systems for assist

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Quake risk at Japan atomic recycling plant: experts

ENERGY TECH

Keystone XL: Welcome to the Proxy Energy War

ENERGY TECH

BP says sells stake in China gas field to Kuwait

CHIP TECH

UCLA engineers develop new energy-efficient computer memory using magnetic materials

ENERGY TECH

Future of PNG deep sea mining uncertain

ROBO SPACE

Flexing fingers for micro-robotics: Berkeley Lab scientists create a powerful, microscale actuator

ENERGY NEWS

Outside View: 'Cliff' and energy taxes

ENERGY TECH

Engineers roll up their sleeves - and then do same with inductors

ENERGY NEWS

Germany energy 'revolution' on course despite concerns

POLITICAL ECONOMY

World Bank ups Chinese growth projection for 2013

Outside View: U.S economy in 2013

US, China talk trade amid transitions

Talks on SoCal nuclear plant restart held

Megaupload New Zealand extradition case delayed again

Apple "pinch-to-zoom" patent deemed invalid

US toughens online privacy rules for children

Google sells Motorola Mobility Home for $2.35 bn

Hong Kong probes UBS over interbank rate rigging claims

Australia's Lynas wins appeal against Malaysian operations

Head-mounted cameras could help robots understand social interactions

Bubble study could improve industrial splash control

Japan's US-bound exports overtake China shipments

Offshore wind power: AREVA and STX France ally their expertise

Insurance Industry Paying Increasing Attention to Climate Change

BLM Onshore Oil and Gas Lease Sales Garnered Millions for Taxpayers in 2012

U.S. sued over offshore oil lease plan

Renewable energy share for European Union in 2011: estimated at 13.4 percent

Top-10 Solar Market Predictions for 2013

KYOCERA Surpasses Two Million Solar Modules Produced in North America

Brazil fighter deal seen to favor Boeing

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