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'Golden' silver nanoparticle looks and behaves like gold

(Phys.org)—In an act of "nano-alchemy," scientists have synthesized a silver (Ag) nanocluster that is virtually identical to a gold (Au) nanocluster. On the outside, the silver nanocluster has a golden yellow color, and on the inside, its chemical structure and properties also closely mimic those of its gold counterpart. The ...read more

Source: phy.org

Category: Nanomaterials

    

Column: Kevin Harvick's mettle will be tested next 2 races

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Kevin Harvick and Jimmie Johnson are not enemies. They have known each other since the early days of their careers, which began in California before the two crossed the country to North Carolina to take a crack at making it in NASCAR. ...read more

Source: Fox News

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Cubs call up OF Matt Szczur, designate pitcher Richard

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Chicago Cubs recalled outfielder Matt Szczur from Triple-A Iowa and designated left-hander Clayton Richard for assignment Monday night before their game with the Pittsburgh Pirates. ...read more

Source: Fox News

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Browns sign lineman, place two picks on injured lists

CLEVELAND (AP) The Browns have signed offensive lineman Joe Madsen and placed rookie draft picks Ifo Ekpre-Olomu and Randall Telfer on the active/non-football injury list. ...read more

Source: Fox News

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Testing shows using microwaves to propel a craft into space might work

A team of researchers at Colorado based Escape Dynamics is reporting that initial tests indicate that it might really be possible to launch space-planes into space using microwaves sent from the ground, to allow for a single stage spacecraft. If the idea pans out, the cost savings for sending satellites ...read more

Source: Tech Xplore

Category: Engineering

    

Testing shows using microwaves to propel a craft into space might work

A team of researchers at Colorado based Escape Dynamics is reporting that initial tests indicate that it might really be possible to launch space-planes into space using microwaves sent from the ground, to allow for a single stage spacecraft. If the idea pans out, the cost savings for sending satellites ...read more

Source: phy.org

Category: Engineering

    

Changing environment caused some isolated kangaroos to evolve separately

A team of researchers with the University of Queensland in Australia has found that a group of kangaroos living along the Sunshine Coast in that country have some distinct genetic variations—they are not a separate species from the other kangaroos (they are still close enough that they can interbreed when ...read more

Source: phy.org

Category: Plants & Animals

    

Federal Reserve Approves Capital Restraints for Big Banks

By PETER EAVIS Under the regulations, the banks with the biggest Wall Street operations have to meet higher capital requirements or reduce their size. ...read more

Source: The New York Times

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Making Europe sweat

In 2003, Europe experienced a record-breaking summer, and many people feel that this summer is headed the same way. In the midst of this heatwave, the scientific journal Nature Geoscience has published a study that can help us to understand such extreme weather conditions. For around two years, an ETH ...read more

Source: phy.org

Category: Earth Sciences