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February 06, 2013
CARBON WORLDS
Routes towards defect-free graphene
Oxford, UK (SPX) Feb 06, 2013
A new way of growing graphene without the defects that weaken it and prevent electrons from flowing freely within it could open the way to large-scale manufacturing of graphene-based devices with applications in fields such as electronics, energy, and healthcare. A team led by Oxford University scientists has overcome a key problem of growing graphene - a one atom-thick layer of carbon - when using an established technique called chemical vapour deposition, that the tiny flakes of graphene form wi ... read more
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CAR TECH

Toyota quadruples April-December profit, ups forecast
Toyota said Tuesday net profit in the nine months to December quadrupled while it also lifted its full-year earnings outlook, reflecting the car giant's recovery from Japan's 2011 quake-tsunami. ... more
INTERNET SPACE

Samsung boosts US research, venture fund
Samsung announced Monday it was pumping more money into research and venture capital funding efforts that will be led by a new hub for the South Korean giant in Silicon Valley. ... more
INTERNET SPACE

Microsoft, Huawei team for African smartphone push
Microsoft on Tuesday announced a partnership with Chinese manufacturer Huawei to offer an affordably priced smartphone in Africa geared toward tapping into the continent's exploding mobile market. ... more
ENERGY DAILY


TRADE WARS

Global ecommerce sales topped $1 tn in 2012: study
Global Internet retail sales topped $1 trillion for the first time in 2012 with the United States holding the top spot but China rising fast, a market research firm said Tuesday. ... more


CAR TECH

GM says China monthly sales set record in January
US auto giant General Motors' January sales in China surged 26 percent from a year earlier to 310,765 vehicles, it said Tuesday, setting a record for any month. ... more
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INTERNET SPACE

Facebook fatigue prompts breaks from network: study
More than half of US Facebook members have taken breaks from the leading social network, with the top reason being they are just too busy, according to a study released Tuesday. ... more
INTERNET SPACE

Dell unveils private equity buyout worth $24.4 bn
Dell unveiled plans to go private Tuesday in a $24.4 billion deal which would give founder Michael Dell a chance to reshape the former number one PC maker away from the spotlight of Wall Street. ... more
24/7 News Coverage
Biology trumps chemistry in open ocean

Polyethylene mulch creates optimal conditions for soil solarization

Seed dormancy already existed 360 million years ago

Brain's reaction to virtual reality should prompt further study

Climate Change Could Affect Future of Lake Michigan Basin

Can stress management help save honeybees?

First GPS-collar study reveals how leopards live with people

TRADE WARS

Mongolia's proposed law to affect mining
Mongolia's proposed new mineral law threatens foreign investment, warns the country's business council. ... more
SOLAR DAILY

Suntech Powers Largest Solar PV System in Saudi Arabia
Suntech Power Holdings has announced the completion of the largest ground mounted PV system in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The 3.5 megawatt (MW) system is owned by Saudi Aramco and installed on the ... more
SOLAR DAILY

MAGE SOLAR and Paradise Energy provide PV power plant for concrete manufacturer
MAGE SOLAR and Paradise Energy Solutions have announced the completion of a 1.12 MW system for Martin Limestone. Martin Limestone is a construction materials supplier providing aggregates, hot-mix a ... more
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SOLAR DAILY

PROINSO supplies 100kW to several net metering PV projects in Brazil
PROINSO has supplied 100kW in modules and inverters in Brazil. They were installed in the first self-consumption PV solar plants under net metering, in Fortaleza and other locations in the northeast ... more
SOLAR DAILY

SunPower and US Bancorp to Finance Residential Solar Lease Projects
SunPower has announced a new program with U.S. Bancorp to expand financing options available to homeowners interested in high-efficiency SunPower solar power systems, the most efficient solar techno ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
DNA may survive suborbital spaceflight, re-entry

Proton-M Carrier Rocket Launch Postponed Over Technical Problems

Lockheed Martin Keeps Fingers Crossed for Orion's First Test Flight

Orion Teams on Track Heading into Holiday

Uwingu to Beam Almost 90,000 Messages to Mars

Process converts human waste into rocket fuel

SAARC leaders call for deeper cooperation in space technology

SOLAR DAILY

REC Supplies 10 MW For Two Solar Power Plant Installations In India
REC has announced that it was the exclusive supplier of high-performance solar panels for two five MW solar power plants in the region of Gujarat, India, known as the 'solar energy hub'. "The ... more
INTERNET SPACE

Survey: Strong desire for Windows tablets
There is a huge pent-up demand for Microsoft's Surface Pro Windows tablet set to go on sale this month, a survey by a U.S. research firm indicates. ... more
SOLAR DAILY

Trina Solar to supply 30MW to Gestamp Solar for two projects in South Africa
Trina Solar Limited (TSL) has announced that it will supply 30MW of photovoltaic modules to Gestamp Solar, one of the world's leading companies in the development and management of photovoltaic park ... more
SOLAR DAILY
Obama's energy secretary stepping down

Emission trading schemes limit green consumerism

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SOLAR DAILY
When Wind Turbine Blades and Solar Panels End Up in Landfills

Sinopec aims for cleaner fuel

Hungary moves ahead on E.ON purchase


SOLAR DAILY
Hgcapital And Blue Energy Agree UK Wind Farm Investment Deal

Sabotage may have felled U.K. wind turbine

Japan plans world's largest wind farm


SOLAR DAILY
Breakthrough For Hawaiian Solar Power

SunEdison and CAP Sign Agreement to Build 100MW Solar PV Plant in Chile

Envision Solar and Horizon Energy Group Announce the First Major Project

TRADE WARS

Walker's World: New currency wars
Ten years ago this week, one British pound bought 1.6 euros. Today it buys 1.15 euros, which means British exports are dramatically cheaper and Britain's imports from Europe (and British vacations in Europe) are very much more expensive. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

New Fukushima pictures show wreckage of plant
The shattered remains of a reactor building loom against a lowering sky, smoke or steam pouring from a gaping roof in the days after a huge tsunami smashed into Japan, crushing a nuclear power plant. ... more
ENERGY TECH

Sinopec aims for cleaner fuel
Chinese state-owned oil refiner Sinopec said it is upgrading its desulfurization capabilities to sell cleaner gasoline beginning in 2014. ... more
CIVIL NUCLEAR

Centrica makes U-turn on British nuclear plant plan
British energy company Centrica on Monday said it was pulling out of a joint-venture deal to build up to four nuclear power stations in Britain, citing the project's rising costs. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
NATO 'very concerned' by Russian military build-up in Crimea

Republicans' next clash with Obama: Iran nuclear talks

Students of Uighur scholar in secret China trial: lawyer

The Islamic State: Existential or exaggerated danger??

NASA Seeks Comments on Possible Airship Challenge

Top contender for Pentagon job bows out: source

US drone strike kills at least eight in NW Pakistan

SOLAR DAILY

Breakthrough For Hawaiian Solar Power

ENERGY TECH

When Wind Turbine Blades and Solar Panels End Up in Landfills

WIND DAILY

Hgcapital And Blue Energy Agree UK Wind Farm Investment Deal

CIVIL NUCLEAR

Westinghouse Commits To Czech Steel For AP1000 Plants At Temelin

SOLAR DAILY

Envision Solar and Horizon Energy Group Announce the First Major Project

SOLAR DAILY

Volume Production Of Improved Solar Powered Air Conditioner Started

CARBON WORLDS

Routes towards defect-free graphene

SOLAR DAILY

Ex-Im Bank Loans Will Help Finance US Solar Exports To Mexico Project

SOLAR DAILY

SunEdison and CAP Sign Agreement to Build 100MW Solar PV Plant in Chile

CIVIL NUCLEAR

World's First AP1000 Containment Vessel Top Head Ready

Fukushima operator TEPCO projects $1.29 bn year net loss

Anglo American Platinum plunges into deep loss

Oracle expands capacity with $2 bn Acme deal

JAL says nine-month net profit slips, ups year forecast

Hungary moves ahead on E.ON purchase

Japan bookings to China still falling amid island row

Light yet safe contender for city streets

The humble 'virtual chimney' fences that could reduce the impact of airport pollution

Penn Research Shows Mechanism Behind Wear at the Atomic Scale

A new genre of 'intelligent' micro- and nanomotors

Alter NRG announces commissioning of biomass gasifier at waste to liquids facility in China

Reaping Profits from Landfill Biogas

Versalis and Yulex partner to produce guayule-based biorubbers

Agricultural Growth in Chinese Desert Offers Opportunities For Economic Value and Better Ecology

Corn Cobs Eyed for Bioenergy Production

Novel materials shake ship scum

Nuclear safety chief questioned over Fukushima: report

Fighting Back Against Citrus Greening

Going trayless study shows student impact

Central Valley irrigation intensifies rainfall, storms across the Southwest

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