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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...

FCC Data Roaming Proposal Divides Opinions

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

Verizon and AT&T object to mandated mobile data roaming, while public interest groups and smaller carriers support it.


FDA Questions Effectiveness of 'Female Viagra'

June 16, 2010 7:11 am | Comments

Federal health regulators said Wednesday the first pill designed to boost the female sex drive failed to make a significant impact on libido in two studies.

Wastewater Plant Struggles with Upgrade Plans

June 16, 2010 7:06 am | Comments

The latest plan for Salisbury, Maryland's wastewater plant calls for a new 6 million gallon tank, blower building and backup generator, which will cut operating costs by as much as $100,000 a year.

Brooks Instrument Announces new President & COO

June 16, 2010 6:49 am | Comments

As president and chief operating officer, Clark Hale will be responsible for leading all global operations, quality, material management, procurement and manufacturing engineering functions.

DuPont Fined for Mercury Pollution

June 16, 2010 6:39 am | Comments

Industrial giant DuPont Co. has agreed to pay a $59,000 penalty for mercury discharges at a North Carolina plant.

J & J Expands Medicine Recall Linked to Foul Odor

June 16, 2010 6:18 am | Comments

Johnson & Johnson is expanding a months-old recall of certain over-the-counter medicines due to complaints about a moldy smell that can cause nausea and sickness.


EPA: Climate Bill Costs Less than a Postage Stamp

June 16, 2010 6:13 am | by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press Writer | Comments

An EPA analysis claiming the climate and energy bill would cost American households 22 to 40 cents a day came just prior to the President's reminder that the days of cheap and easy-to-get oil are numbered.

University Of Basque Country Thesis Analyzes Technique Of Applied Brocade In 6 Pieces

June 16, 2010 5:28 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Elhuyar Fundazioa ) Applied brocade is a relief technique representing, in a highly realistic manner, embroidered textiles in gold and silver in sculptures and paintings. It involves a filling reinforced with a sheet foil of tin. Invented in Germany between 1415 and 1430, it became...

Elemental Bones

June 16, 2010 5:28 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Inderscience Publishers ) Exposure to chemical pollutants is of growing concern to regulators, health workers, and environmentalist groups alike. Now, researchers in the US and Russia have demonstrated that samples of human bone can act as a biological marker for dozens of metals...

Physicists Build Inexpensive Land Mine Detection System Using Off-the-shelf Components

June 16, 2010 5:28 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( American Institute of Physics ) Anyone who is an online shopper and humanitarian might find this research project appealing. Physics professor John Scales is working on a low-cost, human-focused, high technology effort to stop the devastation of unexploded buried land mines with a...

Analysis Of Atmosphere In Phoenix, Ariz., Suggests New Model For Sound Urban Growth Policies

June 16, 2010 5:28 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( American Institute of Physics ) Atmospheric research often focuses on clouds' impact on weather and climate. Yet even low clouds are a long way off, with a base some 6,000 feet above earth. University of Notre Dame fluid dynamics and engineering professor Harindra Fernando works...

The Secret Life Of Water At Very Low Temperatures

June 16, 2010 5:28 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( American Institute of Physics ) The secret life of water just got weirder. For years water has been known to exist in 15 phases -- not just the merry threesome of solid, liquid and gas from grade school science. Now, University of Utah chemists have confirmed the coexistence of ice...

Fully Epitaxial Microcavities

June 16, 2010 5:28 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( American Institute of Physics ) For the very first time, a team of researchers in Germany has introduced quantum dots in fully epitaxial nitride laser structures without the need for hybrid systems -- effectively eliminating the cumbersome method of combining different materials...


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