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December 25, 2012
SOLAR DAILY
Peel-and-Stick solar panels from Stanford engineering
Stanford CA (SPX) Dec 24, 2012
For all their promise, solar cells have frustrated scientists in one crucial regard - most are rigid. They must be deployed in stiff, often heavy, fixed panels, limiting their applications. So researchers have been trying to get photovoltaics to loosen up. The ideal: flexible, decal-like solar panels that can be peeled off like band-aids and stuck to virtually any surface, from papers to window panes. Now the ideal is real. Stanford researchers have succeeded in developing the world's first peel-a ... read more
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TRADE WARS

Japan's new China envoy urges stronger economic ties
Japan's new envoy to China urged stronger economic ties with Beijing in an interview broadcast Monday, after the incoming premier pledged to mend bilateral ties strained by a bitter territorial row. ... more
TECH SPACE

Aldrich Materials Science discovers liquid-free preparation of metal organic frameworks
Researchers at Aldrich Materials Science, a strategic technology initiative of Sigma-Aldrich Corporation have discovered an innovative way to design an important class of three-dimensional (3D) hybr ... more
ENERGY TECH

Sudan jails 4 for life for killing Chinese: media
Four Sudanese have been sentenced to life in prison for killing a Chinese worker in oil-producing South Kordofan, state-linked media reported on Monday. ... more
ENERGY DAILY


ENERGY TECH

Iran warns of cancelling $5 bn China gas deal: media
Iran has warned China it could cancel a much-delayed $5-billion offshore gas exploration contract in the Gulf, a news agency said on Monday. ... more


ENERGY TECH

Quest to Find New Uses for Abundant Natural Gas
Little more than a decade ago, the United States imported much of its natural gas. Today, the nation is tapping into its own natural gas reserves and producing enough to support most of its current ... more
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ENERGY TECH

Iraq agrees to extend oil pipeline through Jordan
Iraq and Jordan agreed on Monday to extend an oil pipeline to the Red Sea city of Aqaba for the export of Iraqi crude, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said after a fleeting visit to Amman. ... more
TIME AND SPACE

Science's Breakthrough of the Year: Discovery of the Higgs boson
The observation of an elusive sub-atomic particle, known as the Higgs boson, has been heralded by the journal Science as the most important scientific discovery of 2012. This particle, which was fir ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Leading Ebola researcher says there's an effective treatment for Ebola

Reducing water scarcity possible by 2050

Snails Tell of the Rise and Fall of the Tibetan Plateau

Marine protected areas inadequate for protecting fish and ocean ecology

Together, humans and computers can figure out the plant world

Antarctic sea-level rising faster than global rate

Not all phytoplankton in the ocean need to take their vitamins

CAR TECH

ChargePoint and DBT USA to Showcase Joint Electric Vehicle Charging Station Innovation
ChargePoint and DBT USA will showcase a joint EV charging station innovation at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show. With more than 10,000 charging stations installed in 32 countr ... more
TRADE WARS

Australian lawyer in Mongolia graft probe cleared: firm
An Australian lawyer who had been barred from leaving Mongolia has been cleared of involvement in a corruption case and will soon be able to leave the country, her employer said Monday. ... more
SOLAR DAILY

Economic Value of Concentrating Solar Power with Storage
The Concentrating Solar Power Alliance (CSPA), an advocacy organization dedicated to educating U.S. regulators, utilities and grid operators about the unique benefits of Concentrating Solar Power (C ... more
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TECH SPACE

2012: Consumer tech takes center stage
For technology, 2012 seemed equal parts innovation and confrontation as the world's tech giants seemed willing to spend as much time in the courtroom as in their R&D labs. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Geothermal Industry Ends 2012 on a High Note
The past 12 months saw continued economic challenges for many American industries, including those in the renewable energy field, but the country's geothermal community witnessed a year of growth, b ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Memory Reformat Planned for Opportunity Mars Rover

Russia's Foton-M Satellite Landing Scheduled for September 1

Sparks Fly as NASA Pushes the Limits of 3-D Printing Technology

Too Early for Conclusions on Galileo Satellites Incident

NASA's Spitzer Telescope Witnesses Asteroid Smashup

NASA Wrapping Up Acoustic Testing for Space Launch System

NASA Probes Studying Earth's Radiation Belts to Celebrate Two Year Anniversary

CAR TECH

Red racer Ferrari joins green revolution
Italy's red racing giant Ferrari wants to go green, cutting emissions without sacrificing horsepower and working on a new hybrid model set to thrill pro-environment speed junkies. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Ditch that phone charge cable
The announcement last week by Japanese automaker Toyota that it will offer wireless charging for mobile phones in its redesigned 2013 Avalon is the latest indication of the spreading acceptance of the convenient way to keep a smartphone charged up and ready to go. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Japan anti-nuclear vote melts away
Eight million people signed an Internet petition demanding an end to nuclear power and hundreds of thousands joined public protests. Yet Japan handed an election landslide to the most pro-atomic option on offer. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR
Indian washermen spin out decades-old tradition

Zimbabwe and China ink $400 mn electricity deal

Definition of sustainable organic biogas reached


CIVIL NUCLEAR
Quest to Find New Uses for Abundant Natural Gas

YPF seeks $37B cash for shale development

Iran warns of cancelling $5 bn China gas deal: media


CIVIL NUCLEAR
China's wind towers face U.S. tariffs

Ground broken on Irish Midlands wind farm

GE, MetLife and Union Bank Invest in Kansas Wind Farm


CIVIL NUCLEAR
Community-Owned Solar Array Comes Online

Going Solar: Modern Technology At Historic Bed and Breakfast

Kuwait University and imec to Collaborate on Advanced Silicon Solar Cell Technology

TRADE WARS

Asia's long-stay schemes lure foreigners
Like many Japanese mothers, Ritsuko Kawasaki fretted over the health and safety risks of remaining in Japan after 2011's earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disasters. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Japan's incoming pro-nuclear PM 'to review Fukushima'
Japan's incoming pro-nuclear premier Shinzo Abe said Sunday his government will again investigate the Fukushima atomic crisis, after which the country's reactors could be restarted, reports said. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Silver Sheds Light On Superconductor Secrets
The first report on the chemical substitution, or doping, using silver atoms, for a new class of superconductor that was only discovered this year, is about to be published in EPJ B. Chinese scienti ... more
BIO FUEL

Discovery May Pave Way to Genetically Enhanced Biofuel Crops
Best known for its ability to transform simmering pots of sugared fruit into marmalades and jams, pectin is a major constituent of plant cell walls and the middle lamella, the sticky layer that glue ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
US Space Debris Tracking Site To Be Build In Western Australia

Taiwan to spend $2.5 billion on anti-missile systems

N. Korea fires short-range 'projectile' into sea

Germany to send anti-tank weapons, rifles to Iraqi Kurds

Turkish army warns over 'red lines' in Kurdish peace talks

Israel downs drone from Syria over occupied Golan: army

'Hundreds' of Americans linked to IS: lawmaker

TECH SPACE

Clean air: New paints break down nitrogen oxides

TECH SPACE

All Systems Go for Highest Altitude Supercomputer

SOLAR DAILY

Community-Owned Solar Array Comes Online

SOLAR DAILY

Going Solar: Modern Technology At Historic Bed and Breakfast

SOLAR DAILY

Kuwait University and imec to Collaborate on Advanced Silicon Solar Cell Technology

ENERGY NEWS

Definition of sustainable organic biogas reached

SOLAR DAILY

Trina Solar Improves Medical Treatment for 85,000 People in Malawi

ENERGY TECH

Judge clears BP's $7.8 bn settlement in US oil spill

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Faults said risk to Japan nuclear plants

TRADE WARS

Drought disrupts Mississippi transport

Exxon extends Africa's energy enterprise

Japan firms say mergers held up by China regulators

Luxury firms pin hopes on China

Indian washermen spin out decades-old tradition

Taiwan's China Airlines to buy six Boeing planes

Swedish nuclear reactor shut after sea water infiltration

Vattenfall wants 3.5 bn euros in German nuclear spat

EU: Samsung injunctions against Apple breach rules

Facebook to charge for some message delivery

JILA physicists achieve elusive 'evaporative cooling' of molecules

Sustainable way to make a prized fragrance ingredient

Synthetic and biological nanoparticles combined to produce new metamaterials

Team develops a microwave-assisted method for producing thin films

Paper waste used to make bricks

Bird strike prevention radar system takes off

Researchers Use Liquid Metal to Create Wires That Stretch Eight Times Their Original Length

pH measurements: How to see the real face of electrochemistry and corrosion?

YPF seeks $37B cash for shale development

China's wind towers face U.S. tariffs

EU says to set out anti-trust case against Samsung soon

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