March Meeting 2011 Abstracts in the News

News stories based on sessions at March Meeting 2011.
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Nuke Reboot
March 25, 2011
Retrofits might make U.S. reactors safer and more palatable.
Gray arrow Article:  Scientific American
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Modular Reactors
March 25, 2011
Smaller, modular reactors would be cheaper and possibly safer.
Gray arrow Article:  BBC News
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Silicene Might Beat Graphene
March 24, 2011
Sheets of single-atom-thick silicon solve some problems that stymie graphene.
Gray arrow Article:  Science News
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Spicy Bomb Detector
March 24, 2011
The main chemical in the curry spice turmeric could be the basis for cheap explosives detectors.
Gray arrow Article:  BBC News
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X-raying Artifacts
March 24, 2011
Beams of X-rays produce striking discoveries in archaeology.
Gray arrow Article:  UPI
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Quantum Smell
March 24, 2011
Theory that our sense of smell has its basis in quantum physics is gaining traction.
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Diamond Data Storage
March 23, 2011
Flaws in diamond could store quantum information.
Gray arrow Article:  Science News
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Religion Decline Modeled
March 23, 2011
A new model shows religion might be on the way out in 9 countries.
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Quantum CPU
March 22, 2011
A new, four qubit chip is a major step toward quantum computers.
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Tougher Nanotube Yarn
March 21, 2011
Electron beams could make ultra strong nanotube yarn stronger still.
Gray arrow Article:  Nature News
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