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13 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

Opbrid Busbaar demonstrates ultra-fast charging at 625 Amps; pathway to 2-3 minute bus charging

The infrared photo shows a temperature increase of only 9.8 degrees at the junction between the pantograph and the overhead charging rail of the Opbrid BA sbaar at 625 A. Click to enlarge.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Science Daily

Dual role of carbon dioxide in photosynthesis: Pioneering findings

Carbon dioxide, in its ionic form bicarbonate, has a regulating function in the splitting of water in photosynthesis, researchers have found.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Sweden, World News

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Emerging Communications

The Augmented Plateau: Art and Virtual Worlds in HUMlab 2007-2013

For the last seven years, HUMlab has given support to Second Life artists by hosting their works on SL HUMlab Island for constructions as well as organising exhibitions at HUMlab's Real-Life multimedia venue.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

TreeHugger

'Breakbone' fever is coming to Europe thanks to global warming, Swedish scientists say

Dengue fever is so clearly not fun that another name for the disease is 'breakbone fever'.

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Related Topix: Sweden, World News, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Examiner.com

Study says Paleo diet is twice as effective for weight loss as low-fat diet

The Paleo diet has been shown to be twice as effective for promoting weight loss as low-fat diets, the Express reported April 7. A two-year study conducted by scientists at Cambridge University and UmeA University in Sweden tracked 70 overweight, post-menopausal women who either followed a low-fat diet or a lower-carb Paleo diet.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Sweden, World News, Nutrition

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Science Daily

Risk of dengue fever epidemic in Europe

The risk of dengue fever beginning to spread in Europe is imminent. According to researchers, this is no longer just an issue for the scientific community but also for politicians and policy makers, who need to be prepared and develop preventive measures.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Sweden, World News

Wed Apr 02, 2014

KurzweilAI.net

Ordered carbon-nanotube design may increase conductivity of solar cells by 100 million times

Controlled placement of carbon nanotubes in nanostructures could result in a huge boost in electronic performance in photovoltaic solar cells, researchers at Umea University in Sweden have discovered.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

EurekAlert!

Umea University becomes national resource for advanced electron microscopy

Umea University in Sweden will be a national resource for advanced electron microscopy thanks to a contribution of SEK 57 million.

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Related Topix: Sweden, World News, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Thu Mar 27, 2014

Sunday Herald

Arts News

Highland-based Dogstar Theatre Company is just back from Sweden and Denmark with their production of Hamish MacDonald, Factor 9, produced in association with Swedish company, Profilteatern and Umea 2014 European Capital of Culture.

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Stanford

Policing the editor: Stanford scientists devise way to monitor CRISPR effectiveness

As a writer, I think a lot about editing. Will this sentence work here? Maybe I should change this word.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley, Sweden, World News

Wed Mar 26, 2014

PhysicsWeb Events

Physicists link neutron stars to earthbound alloys

Neutron stars could share some unlikely similarities with metallic alloys here on Earth.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

Circulation

Increased Risk of Acute Myocardial Infarction and Stroke During...

From the Department of Clinical Microbiology, Infectious Diseases and Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Sunderby Research Unit , UmeA University, UmeA , Sweden; Department of Mathematics and Statistics, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK ; and Department of Medicine, Center for Infectious Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Heart Attack, Health, Sweden, World News, Mathematics, Science

Tue Mar 18, 2014

EurekAlert!

Nanotube composites increase the efficiency of next generation of solar cells

Carbon nanotubes are becoming increasingly attractive for photovoltaic solar cells as a replacement to silicon.

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Related Topix: Sweden, World News, Chemistry, Science

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