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Towards nanowire solar cells with a 65-percent efficiency

June 16, 2010 7:26 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

Researchers want to develop solar cells with an efficiency of over 65 percent by means of nanotechnology. In Southern Europe and North Africa these new solar cells can generate a substantial portion of the European demand for electricity.

110-foot Concrete Bridge Withstands 8.0 Earthquake Simulation

June 16, 2010 1:25 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

( University of Nevada, Reno ) After a succession of eight separate earthquake simulations, a 110-foot long, 200-ton concrete bridge model at the University of Nevada, Reno withstood a powerful jolting, three times the acceleration of the disastrous 1994 magnitude 6.9 Northridge,...

Honeywell To Provide Tiger Airways With Full Avionics Suite, Including IntuVue 3-D Weather Radar

June 16, 2010 12:28 pm | by Honeywell International | Comments

Tiger Is Asia’s First Low-Cost Carrier to Install IntuVue on A320 Aircraft PHOENIX, June 16, 2010 -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it will provide its full suite of safety avionics, including its advanced IntuVue™ 3-D weather radar, for Tiger Airways new A320 aircraft in a...


Dean Of The UM College Of Engineering To Receive 2010 IEEE Richard M. Emberson Award

June 16, 2010 12:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

( University of Miami ) James M. Tien, distinguished professor, dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Miami and world-renowned researcher and educator, is being honored with the 2010 IEEE Richard M. Emberson Award. IEEE is the world's largest professional...

Nokia Issues Q2 Profit Warning

June 16, 2010 11:31 am | by | Comments

World's largest mobile phone maker warned that its earnings this year will be hit by tough competition from rivals in the smart phone market.

General Mills Probes Fake Press Release

June 16, 2010 11:31 am | by | Comments

Company says it is looking into how a fake press release was sent out that falsely said President Barack Obama had ordered an investigation into its supply chain.

Unemployment Bill Fails In Senate

June 16, 2010 11:31 am | by | Comments

Catchall measure combining jobless aid for?long-term unemployed, aid to?state governments and?renewal of?popular tax breaks failed to muster even a majority in a test vote.

UAW Elects Bob King

June 16, 2010 11:31 am | by | Comments

United Auto Workers union, struggling with declining membership and diminished wages, elected lawyer and longtime union negotiator Bob King?as its new president.


Manufacturing Continues To Drive Economic Recovery

June 16, 2010 11:31 am | by | Comments

Federal Reserve says industrial production rose 1.2...

World's oldest fig wasp fossils confirm ancient relationship

June 16, 2010 11:28 am | by Planet Earth Online | Comments

The way that fig wasps pollinate fig trees has remained unchanged for at least 34 million years, the oldest known fig wasp fossils reveal. The fossils -- from the Isle of Wight in England -- show that the fossilised fig wasps used exactly the same parts of their bodies to carry pollen and...

Space shuttle's rudder could cut aircraft noise

June 16, 2010 11:28 am | by New Scientist | Comments

Redesigning airliners' rudders to double as a brake could make them quieter as they come in to land, an Airbus patent suggests

Juniper Releases SSL VPN Client For Mobile Devices

June 16, 2010 11:28 am | by InformationWeek | Comments

Enterprise networks gain secure connections with laptops, netbooks, and mobile devices including Windows Mobile, Symbian, and iPhone 4G.

Honeywell Green Jet Fuel™ Powers Royal Netherlands Air Force Helicopter

June 16, 2010 11:28 am | by Honeywell International | Comments

Fuel produced using Honeywell’s UOP process technology will power the first helicopter flight on sustainable biofuels DES PLAINES, Ill., June 16, 2010 – UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that Honeywell Green Jet Fuel™ produced using its Green Jet Fuel process...

In deserts, which dunes are the most stable?

June 16, 2010 11:28 am | by Science Daily | Comments

By modeling a desert where the wind blows in two directions, researchers have succeeded in observing and highlighting, for the very first time, the formation process and long-term evolution of two types of very large sand dunes: transverse dunes and longitudinal dunes. They have...

Researchers Develop Ultra-simple Method For Creating Nanoscale Gold Coatings

June 16, 2010 11:25 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ) Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a new, ultra-simple method for making layers of gold that measure only billionths of a meter thick. The process, which requires no sophisticated equipment and works on nearly any...


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