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Using Carbon Nanotubes In Lithium Batteries Can Dramatically Improve Energy Capacity

June 20, 2010 9:26 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Massachusetts Institute of Technology ) atteries might gain a boost in power capacity as a result of a new finding from researchers at MIT. They found that using carbon nanotubes for one of the battery's electrodes produced a significant increase -- up to tenfold -- in the amount...

Gulf Coast residents brace for more oil

June 20, 2010 8:27 am | by Reuters | Comments

BURAS, Louisiana (Reuters) - British energy giant BP Plc is planning to raise $50 billion to cover the cost of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, while the head of a $20 billion fund to compensate victims of the accident vowed on Sunday that eligible claims will be paid quickly.

Tropical Storm Celia may become hurricane off Mexico

June 19, 2010 7:27 pm | by Reuters | Comments

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Celia formed on Saturday in the Pacific off southern Mexico and could soon become a hurricane as it moves away from the coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

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Retooling the ocean conveyor belt

June 19, 2010 5:26 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

Oceanographer are reviewing the growing body of evidence that suggests it's time to rethink the ocean conveyor belt model.

Hubble scrutinizes site of mysterious flash and missing cloud belt on Jupiter

June 19, 2010 5:26 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

New and detailed observations from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have provided insights into two recent events on Jupiter: the mysterious flash of light seen on June 3 and the recent disappearance of the planet's dark Southern Equatorial Belt.

LCD television waste could help prevent bacterial infections

June 19, 2010 5:26 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

The fastest growing waste in Europe could soon be helping to combat hospital infections, according to scientists in the UK. Researchers have discovered a way of transforming the chemical compound polyvinyl-alcohol (PVA), which is a key element of television sets with liquid crystal...

Tropical Storm Celia forms in Pacific off Mexico

June 19, 2010 2:27 pm | by Reuters | Comments

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Celia formed on Saturday in the Pacific off southern Mexico and could become a hurricane as it moves away from the coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

Clouds add depth to computer landscapes

June 19, 2010 5:25 am | by New Scientist | Comments

A single camera watching the shadows of clouds moving across a landscape can allow a computer to calculate topography

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Forbes pharmaceutical announces the launch of their Business Website

June 18, 2010 11:26 pm | by 1888PressRelease | Comments

FORBES PHARMACEUTICAL has been at the front edge in the chemical sector and has been offering quality metal salts including Zinc, Copper, Nickel, Vanadium, Molybdium, Cobalt, Iodine, Silver, Paladium, Platinum, Tungstan and many more. Most of the players in this industry find it hard to...

Anadarko heaps blame on BP

June 18, 2010 6:27 pm | by Reuters | Comments

HOUSTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - As BP Plc rushed to raise cash to pay for the Gulf of Mexico disaster, a partner in the out-of-control well said the British company was likely guilty of "willful misconduct" and should shoulder the financial burden for the worst U.S. oil spill.

Analysis: Will BP foul Obama's relations with business?

June 18, 2010 2:30 pm | by Reuters | Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama was credited by supporters with thrashing a corporate giant when BP Plc agreed to his demand to commit $20 billion to help those affected by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Motorola ES400 Will Run Microsoft OS

June 18, 2010 2:26 pm | by InformationWeek | Comments

The three-keyboard enterprise digital assistant device will run Windows Mobile 6.5 and go on sale in September.

Heavy metal glass helps light go the distance

June 18, 2010 2:26 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

The fiber optic cable networks linking the world are an essential part of modern life. To keep up with ever-increasing demands for more bandwidth, scientists are working to improve the optical amplifiers that boost fiber optic signals across long distances. Optical amplifier research is...

Unemployment Drops In 37 States

June 18, 2010 12:26 pm | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

Majority of states saw their unemployment rates drop in May, but the widespread declines were mainly...

Environment worries to lift electric car sales: report

June 18, 2010 11:28 am | by Reuters | Comments

LONDON (Reuters) - Global sales of electric vehicles are set to rise this year due to worries about security of oil supply, the environment and fuel costs, UK consultancy J.D. Power said on Friday.

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