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February 02, 2013
Sabotage may have felled U.K. wind turbine
Bradworthy, England (UPI) Feb 1, 2013
A 115-foot wind turbine that collapsed in Britain last week may have been sabotaged, and a second has been found toppled 18 miles away, officials said. An investigation into the collapse of the turbine in Bradworthy, Devon, during a 50-mph wind last weekend discovered bolts were missing from its base, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. A 60-foot turbine was spotted Friday, "lying crumpled on the ground" 18 miles away in North Petherwin, Cornwall, authorities said. The larger tur ... read more
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Obama's energy secretary stepping down
US Energy Secretary Steven Chu, who has served under President Barack Obama since 2009, is stepping down, the White House said Friday. ... more

Apple is tops in US in mobile phones: surveys
Apple dethroned Samsung as the top US mobile phone vendor in the final quarter of last year, claiming a record share of 34 percent, research firm Strategy Analytics reported Friday. ... more

Phosphorus used in Myanmar protest raid: lawyers
An independent investigation into a crackdown on a copper mine protest in Myanmar that left dozens injured has found that phosphorus was used by security forces, according to a group of lawyers. ... more


Oil prices rise after upbeat US, China data
Oil prices finished higher Friday in New York, buoyed by greater optimism about global growth following encouraging indicators from the US and China. ... more


China's Geely says buys maker of London taxis
Chinese automaker Geely said Friday it had acquired the maker of London's iconic black taxis for 11.04 million pounds ($17.50 million) after the British company collapsed into administration. ... more
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Wickr app aims to safeguard online privacy
Wickr co-founder Nico Sell is working toward "geek utopia," a world where people hold the power when it comes to who sees what they share on the Internet or from their phones. ... more

HP cutting at least 850 jobs in Germany
US computer giant Hewlett-Packard said Friday it was closing its enterprise software operation in Ruesselsheim, Germany, in a move eliminating at least 850 jobs. ... more
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New physical model explains the origin of Earth's water

Shape of Lake Ontario generates white-out blizzards, study shows

Colorado River's connection with the ocean was a punctuated affair

Neutrons probe oxygen-generating enzyme for a greener approach to clean water

Why does hot water freeze faster than cold water

Protesters march in solidarity with hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

Deadly Beijing fire prompts investigation and demolitions


Daimler puts foot on accelerator in China
German automaker Daimler unveiled plans Friday to boost its position in the fast-growing Chinese market by acquiring for 640 million euros a 12-percent stake in the country's fifth-biggest car group. ... more

Asia manufacturing eases in January
Manufacturing activity across Asia expanded in January as the global economy slowly picks up, a widely watched barometer showed Friday, but moderations in China and India suggested recovery remains tentative. ... more

NYU physicists shine a light on particle assembly
New York University physicists have developed a method for moving microscopic particles with the flick of a light switch. Their work, reported in the journal Science, relies on a blue light to promp ... more
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Rutgers Physics Professors Find New Order in Quantum Electronic Material
Two Rutgers physics professors have proposed an explanation for a new type of order, or symmetry, in an exotic material made with uranium - a theory that may one day lead to enhanced computer displa ... more

Flat boron by the numbers
It would be a terrible thing if laboratories striving to grow graphene from carbon atoms kept winding up with big pesky diamonds. "That would be trouble, cleaning out the diamonds so you could ... more
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China plans for nuclear-powered interplanetary capacity by 2040

Winds Blow Dust off the Solar Panels Improving Energy Levels

Old Rivals India, China Nurture New Rivalry in Satellite Launch Business

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Lava or Not, Exoplanet 55 Cancri e Likely to have Atmosphere

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New semiconductor research may extend integrated circuit battery life tenfold
Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology, international semiconductor consortium SEMATECH and Texas State University have demonstrated that use of new methods and materials for building inte ... more

NTU research embraces laser and sparks cool affair
Bulky and noisy air-conditioning compressors and refrigerators may soon be a thing of the past. With the latest discovery by scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), current coo ... more

Biofuels Blend Right In
Winemakers have long known that blending different grape varietals can favorably balance the flavor characteristics of the wine they produce. In the future, makers of advanced biofuels might use a s ... more
Obama's energy secretary stepping down

Emission trading schemes limit green consumerism

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Deuterium Uptake in Magnetic Fusion Devices with Lithium Conditioned Carbon Walls

Oil prices rise after upbeat US, China data

Argentina pushes Falklands claim in EU

Sabotage may have felled U.K. wind turbine

Japan plans world's largest wind farm

China revs up wind power amid challenges

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Photon Energy Investments Expands to North America

Volkswagen Chattanooga Powers Up Largest Solar Park in Tennessee


Deuterium Uptake in Magnetic Fusion Devices with Lithium Conditioned Carbon Walls
The research of a multi-institutional team from the U.S., Japan, and France, led by Predrag S. Krstic of the Joint Institute for Computational Sciences and Jean Paul Allain of Purdue University has ... more

Emission trading schemes limit green consumerism
Schemes that aim to regulate greenhouse gas emissions can limit consumers' attempts to reduce their carbon footprints, according to an economist at the University of East Anglia (UEA). Dr Gris ... more

Smooth ride at 300 kph
Serious shocks need serious shock absorption, in space as well as on the ground. Now high-performance racing cars are driving more smoothly on space-ready rubber from ESA spacecraft. Toulon-ba ... more

3D microchip created
Scientists from the University of Cambridge have created, for the first time, a new type of microchip which allows information to travel in three dimensions. Currently, microchips can only pass digi ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
North Korean ICBM program runs into major roadblock at reentry

US nuclear commander would resist 'illegal' order for strike

Chinese, N.Korean envoys discuss regional concerns: state media

NATO sorry after Erdogan pulls troops over Norway incident

Calls mount for action on 'killer robots' after UN talks

Dunford: US Military Superiority Over Russia, China Markedly Decreasing

Nature's Silent Sentinels Could Help Detect Security Threats


British council votes down nuke depository


Appeals court denies review on Samsung phone ban


Global tablet sales surged in past quarter: survey


'jOBS' film stars regale Apple faithful at Macworld


Iran seeks to salvage gas pipeline deal


Chevron gets permit to explore shale gas in Romania


Argentina pushes Falklands claim in EU


China's coal consumption continues to soar


China steel industry says profits plunge


China house price rise accelerates in January

China PMIs indicate recovery continues

EU 'better than North America' for China firms: survey

Brazil's slow growth bad for sport events

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New Options for transparent contact electrodes

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Kurds warn BP not to drill for Baghdad

Betting on Mediterranean Shale: 3 Plays, 1 Winner

Stanford Researchers Break Million-core Supercomputer Barrier

Bioinspired fibers change color when stretched

Scientists trick iron-eating bacteria into breathing electrons instead

Rice technique points toward 2-D devices

Demagnetization by rapid spin transport

US economy hit brakes in fourth quarter

Blow to Britain's nuclear waste plans

Dutch court rejects bulk of Nigerian suit against Shell

Pakistan approves port transfer to China

NIST's 'nanotubes on a chip' may simplify optical power measurements

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