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Other materials science stories that may be of interest

By / May 29, 2012

Bed made to float with neodymium magnets. Credit: mememetatata; imgur. Check ’em out: Tiny chip could test for latent TB faster Biomedical engineers at UC Davis have developed a microfluidic chip to test for latent tuberculosis. They hope the test will be cheaper, faster and more reliable than current testing for the disease. The researchers used…

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Materials stories that may also be of interest

By / August 12, 2011

Carbon-coated sand improves purification of drinking water Where’s the octopus? Yacht designers turn to Zircotec’s ceramic technology for durability & performance gains Poneman to lead interagency delegation to Brasília to launch the US–Brazil strategic energy dialogue Eye-pleasing energy reshapes power designs ‘Hybrid’ solar system proves cheaper than photovoltaics Japanese rare earth consumers set up shop…

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U.S. still ambivalent on nuclear power

By / June 30, 2009

The dangers of Poneman-style closed-door meetings on nuclear energy policy are clear: People are still nervous about this stuff. The latest evidence is a new poll from Sacred Heart University that shows the public is very divided on nukes, are yet to be convinced on nuclear waste dangers and link the growth of nuclear energy…

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Poneman still a problem

By / June 29, 2009

Back in April I posted about concerns I had about the Obama administration appointment of Daniel B. Poneman as deputy secretary for the DOE. Just to recap, Poneman isn’t a scientist but does have expertise in the areas of arms control, nuclear proliferation and export controls. He is also an “insider” with the inside-the-beltway think-tankers,…

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Poneman nominated for DOE Deputy Secretary

By / April 15, 2009

Yesterday, the Obama administration announced that Daniel B. Poneman has been nominated to be a deputy secretary for the DOE. Poneman isn’t a scientist, and his background is decidedly policy oriented, especially in the areas of arms control, nuclear proliferation and export controls. I really don’t know much about him. At first glance, he seems…

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