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February 04, 2013
CAR TECH
Light yet safe contender for city streets
Munich, Germany (SPX) Feb 04, 2013
Can an electric vehicle be extremely light and safe at the same time? Researchers working on the Visio.M project aim to show that the answer is yes. Scientists as well engineers from Germany's leading technology companies have teamed up to develop a Visionary Mobility concept car to meet tomorrow's electromobility needs. They have chosen a sturdy monocoque body, state-of-the-art carbon fiber materials and a lightweight engine and transmission system. A Visio.M research prototype has already succes ... read more
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AEROSPACE

The humble 'virtual chimney' fences that could reduce the impact of airport pollution
Simple 'blast' fences called baffles could deliver improvements in air quality for people living near airports, new research has found. Placed behind a runway, the baffles could serve as a 'vi ... more
TECH SPACE

Penn Research Shows Mechanism Behind Wear at the Atomic Scale
Wear is a fact of life. As surfaces rub against one another, they break down and lose their original shape. With less material to start with and functionality that often depends critically on shape ... more
NANO TECH

A new genre of 'intelligent' micro- and nanomotors
Enzymes, workhorse molecules of life that underpin almost every biological process, may have a new role as "intelligent" micro- and nanomotors with applications in medicine, engineering and other fi ... more
ENERGY DAILY


BIO FUEL

Alter NRG announces commissioning of biomass gasifier at waste to liquids facility in China
Alter NRG Corp. has announced that Wuhan Kaidi, which purchased a Westinghouse Plasma gasifier design, and plasma torch systems, from Alter NRG in 2010, has successfully completed the commissioning ... more


BIO FUEL

Reaping Profits from Landfill Biogas
Biogas is a versatile energy carrier with potential to satisfy power and fuel demand across a range of end-use applications while mitigating greenhouse gas emissions from a diverse array of organic ... more
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Versalis and Yulex partner to produce guayule-based biorubbers
Versalis and Yulex Corporation have announced they are forming a strategic partnership to manufacture guayule-based biorubber materials and will launch an industrial production complex in Southern E ... more
BIO FUEL

Agricultural Growth in Chinese Desert Offers Opportunities For Economic Value and Better Ecology
Kee Global Advisors (KGA) has announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Sun Ecological Technology Development Co., Ltd. to identify strategic partners and investors, both domestically ... more
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Sierra Nevada freshwater runoff could drop 26 percent by 2100

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Likely near-simultaneous earthquakes complicate seismic hazard planning for Italy

Experts defend operational earthquake forecasting, counter critiques

Hong Kong activists in fightback after China vote decision

Fukushima workers to sue TEPCO for danger pay

BIO FUEL

Corn Cobs Eyed for Bioenergy Production
Corn crop residues are often left on harvested fields to protect soil quality, but they could become an important raw material in cellulosic ethanol production. U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) ... more
TECH SPACE

Novel materials shake ship scum
Just as horses shake off pesky flies by twitching their skin, ships may soon be able to shed the unwanted accumulation of bacteria and other marine growth with the flick of a switch. Duke Univ ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Nuclear safety chief questioned over Fukushima: report
Japanese police have questioned a former head of the nuclear safety body regarding possible criminal charges over the Fukushima nuclear crisis, news reports said Sunday. ... more
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AEROSPACE

Iran unveils futuristic-looking warplane
Iran on Saturday unveiled a fighter jet it said was designed and built domestically, with President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad touting it as "one of the most advanced" aircraft in the world. ... more
INTERNET SPACE

Blackberry rolls the dice
Research in Motion, desperate to turn around its flagging fortunes, has laid the chips on the table for it final wager in the form of two new Blackberry smartphones, the requisite collection of companion apps - oh, and an announcement that it's not Research in Motion anymore. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Japan space agency unveils asteroid hunting probe

Opportunity Flash-Memory Reformat Planned

Chilly end for geckos sent into space by Russia

Why sibling stars look alike: Early, fast mixing in star-birth clouds

Astrophysicists Report Radioactive Cobalt in Supernova Explosion

How might El Nino affect wildfires in California?

Radio telescopes settle controversy over distance to Pleiades

WIND DAILY

Sabotage may have felled U.K. wind turbine
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. ... more
ENERGY NEWS

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
INTERNET SPACE

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
INTERNET SPACE
Obama's energy secretary stepping down

Emission trading schemes limit green consumerism

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INTERNET SPACE
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


INTERNET SPACE
Sabotage may have felled U.K. wind turbine

Japan plans world's largest wind farm

China revs up wind power amid challenges


INTERNET SPACE
One in, two out: Simulating more efficient solar cells

Photon Energy Investments Expands to North America

Volkswagen Chattanooga Powers Up Largest Solar Park in Tennessee

TRADE WARS

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
ENERGY TECH

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
CAR TECH

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
INTERNET SPACE

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
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
'Up to 15,000 Russian soldiers' sent to Ukraine, say rights groups

UN Human Rights Council to send mission to Iraq to probe IS crimes

Kiev warns of 'great war' with Russia as its forces retreat

Australia PM says 'extreme force' justified against IS

Merkel says arms aid for Iraqi Kurds also defends Europe

Philippines foils 'anti-China' bombing plot: govt

Pakistan anti-PM protesters storm state TV

INTERNET SPACE

HP cutting at least 850 jobs in Germany

CAR TECH

Daimler puts foot on accelerator in China

POLITICAL ECONOMY

Asia manufacturing eases in January

TIME AND SPACE

NYU physicists shine a light on particle assembly

CHIP TECH

Rutgers Physics Professors Find New Order in Quantum Electronic Material

NANO TECH

Flat boron by the numbers

ENERGY TECH

New semiconductor research may extend integrated circuit battery life tenfold

TECH SPACE

NTU research embraces laser and sparks cool affair

BIO FUEL

Biofuels Blend Right In

ENERGY TECH

Deuterium Uptake in Magnetic Fusion Devices with Lithium Conditioned Carbon Walls

Emission trading schemes limit green consumerism

Smooth ride at 300 kph

3D microchip created

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

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

Space Station Crew Uses Laser Channel to Beam Data

Philippines to buy 12 S. Korean fighter jets

Fule 'concerned' about Ukraine probes

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