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January 25, 2013
ENERGY TECH
Just Add Water: How Scientists Are Using Silicon to Produce Hydrogen on Demand
Buffalo NY (SPX) Jan 25, 2013
Super-small particles of silicon react with water to produce hydrogen almost instantaneously, according to University at Buffalo researchers. In a series of experiments, the scientists created spherical silicon particles about 10 nanometers in diameter. When combined with water, these particles reacted to form silicic acid (a nontoxic byproduct) and hydrogen - a potential source of energy for fuel cells. The reaction didn't require any light, heat or electricity, and also created hydrogen about 15 ... read more
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INTERNET SPACE

Organic sensors increase light sensitivity of cameras
Researchers from Technische Universitat Munchen (TUM) have developed a new generation of image sensors that are more sensitive to light than the conventional silicon versions, with the added bonus o ... more
SOLAR DAILY

Solar System to be installed at Davos Congress Centre
The municipality of Davos - and the World Economic Forum - are taking another big step towards a "Greener Davos", thanks to high-efficiency Q CELLS solar modules sponsored by Hanwha Q CELLS. A photo ... more
TECH SPACE

New information on binding gold particles over metal oxide surfaces
The strong binding of gold on electronically modified calcium oxide can now be understood in detail. In a computational study, researchers Jenni Andersin, Janne Nevalaita, Karoliina Honkala and Hann ... more
ENERGY DAILY


POLITICAL ECONOMY

Uruguay faces further dips in growth
Uruguayan President Jose Mujica faced renewed pressure on approval ratings after senior aides revised estimates for earnings from inward tourism weeks after revised forecasts of declining national growth. ... more


ENERGY TECH

Baghdad oil disputes with Kurds deepen
The confrontation between the Iraq's government and the semiautonomous Kurds has intensified as Baghdad negotiates with British oil giant BP to operate in territory both sides claim. ... more
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ENERGY TECH

Chavez absence poses problems for military
Hugo Chavez's long sick leave in Cuba has created serious obstacles for the Venezuelan military, which looks to the ailing president for hands-on leadership as its commander-in-chief, analysts say. ... more
ENERGY TECH

South Australia on course for a shale boom
A massive shale oil find in Australia has the potential to at least fuel the entire country, officials say. ... more
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Fresh snow hits northeastern US in killer storm

Global October temperatures record high for month: US

$9.3 bn pledged to help poor nations combat global warming

Second bird flu outbreak found on Dutch farm

Caltech geologists discover ancient buried canyon in South Tibet

Cut the salt: Green solutions for highway snow and ice control

POLITICAL ECONOMY

China manufacturing growth hits two-year high
China's manufacturing activity expanded in January at its fastest pace in two years, HSBC said Thursday, the latest sign of recovery in the world's second biggest economy. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Japan's Algeria toll hits 10 as survivors head home
Japan's government Thursday confirmed a tenth victim of the Algerian hostage crisis, the highest death toll of any nation, as friends and colleagues of those who perished paid tribute at a makeshift altar. ... more
INTERNET SPACE

Twitter launches iPhone video sharing app
Twitter on Thursday launched Vine, a service that lets people share video snippets from iPhones or iPod touch devices. ... more
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INTERNET SPACE

New York police get X-ray vision
The New York Police Department already has the long arm of the law. Now it gets X-ray eyes. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Iran diplomat warns of strait closure if US chooses 'war'
The United States has nothing left to pressure Tehran over its nuclear programme except for war, and if it chooses conflict Iran could close a key energy chokepoint, its envoy to Baghdad told AFP on Thursday. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Russia studies construction of its own orbital station

Rosetta continues into its full science phase

NASA Selects Student Teams for High-Powered Rocket Challenge

Researchers Advance 'Quantum Teleportation'

China launches Yaogan-24 remote sensing satellite

Swift Probes Exotic Object: Black Hole or Mega Star?

Cosmodrome construction falls behind schedule

INTERNET SPACE

Apple bruised as analysts predict slower growth
Apple took a fresh bruising on Thursday after a gloomy forecast accompanying its record quarterly profits prompted pessimism over the tech giant's slowing growth trajectory. ... more
INTERNET SPACE

Amazon speaks for Kindle Fire with Ivona buy
Internet retail colossus Amazon.com on Thursday announced the purchase of a text-to-speech technology company in a move evidently aimed at ramping up the capabilities of its Kindle Fire tablet computers. ... more
ENERGY NEWS

Czech PM slams Albania grid decision
Prague takes a dim view of Albania's decision to revoke the license of Czech utility CEZ to operate its electric grid, Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas says. ... more
ENERGY NEWS
China coal plant shut by health chiefs

Keeping the lights on with renewables

Czech PM slams Albania grid decision


ENERGY NEWS
Tiny silicon particles a hydrogen source

China's Delicate Dance with North American Energy Interests

Philippines takes China to UN over sea row


ENERGY NEWS
Japan plans world's largest wind farm

China revs up wind power amid challenges

Algonquin Power Buys 109 MW Shady Oaks Wind Power Facility


ENERGY NEWS
A new world record for solar cell efficiency

Leading New Jersey Commercial Property Owner Taps Rooftops to Go Solar

Dow Corning and Crystal Solar to collaborate on silicon based materials for solar applications

ENERGY NEWS

Keeping the lights on with renewables
DNV will open a new Strategic Research Unit at DNV KEMA's global headquarters in Arnhem, the Netherlands, which will focus exclusively on the further development of smart grids and super grids. Smar ... more
NANO TECH

A nano-gear in a nano-motor inside
To live is to move. You strike to swat that irritable mosquito, which skilfully evades the hand of death. How did that happen? Who moved your hand, and what saved the mosquito? Enter the Molecular M ... more
ENERGY TECH

Strainstall provides advanced tension monitoring solution for pipe-laying vessel
MAATS Tech Ltd is a specialist ship design organization with expertise in the provision of turnkey carousel systems and associated equipment that are installed in special purpose vessels used for la ... more
TECH SPACE

Novel sensor provides bigger picture
Duke University engineers have developed a novel sensor that is more efficient, versatile and cheaper for potential use in such applications as airport security scanners and collision avoidance syst ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
China policies fuel tensions with US: commission

China Premier calls for greater role in shaping Web

'Concerned' Kerry joins troubled Iran nuclear talks

Syrian team, Putin to discuss relaunching peace talks: source

Swedish military gets upgraded radar facilityw/lll

Modernized Russian Tu-160 bomber completes 1st flight

NATO reports 400 intercepts of Russian aircraft in 2014

ENERGY TECH

Lower Energy Costs Have Moved Into Prospect Park Residences

ENERGY TECH

Taiwan activists head for Japan-controlled isles

INTERNET SPACE

Apple hails results but outlook knocks stock price

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Construction of Bangladesh N-plant from October

ENERGY TECH

Algerian energy sector faces risky future

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Bulgaria to hold referendum on new nuclear plant

ENERGY TECH

Nebraska approves controversial Keystone pipeline

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Japan watchdog says reactors must be terror proof

TRADE WARS

Japan logs record trade deficit in 2012

INTERNET SPACE

Google 2012 revenue hits $50 billion, profits up

Tiny silicon particles a hydrogen source

Outside View: Don't limit LNG free trade

China coal plant shut by health chiefs

China manufacturing growth hits two-year high

Dutch architect to build house with 3D printer

Wind in the willows boosts biofuel production

Leading New Jersey Commercial Property Owner Taps Rooftops to Go Solar

Penn Physicists Help Show Math Behind Growth of 'Coffee Rings'

Shaner Industries' Steel Foundations Support Large Solar Dish Assemblies

Analysis of fracking wastewater yields some surprises

One Million Solar Home Systems By Grameen Shakti

A new world record for solar cell efficiency

Dow Corning and Crystal Solar to collaborate on silicon based materials for solar applications

China's Delicate Dance with North American Energy Interests

BoJ meeting expected to usher in fresh easing measures

America archives its billions of tweets

Philippines takes China to UN over sea row

Rumors of multiple iPhones from Apple

Gamma-ray burst blasted Earth in 8th century: study

Antibacterial agent used in common soaps found in increasing amounts in freshwater lakes

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