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Spin City: Cargo Bicycles Gain Traction in NW

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December 6, 2013
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Cyclists are pushing the limits of what they can haul on their sturdy two-wheelers. These cargo bicycles are gaining popularity in pedal-friendly communities like Seattle, where residents are opting to go car-free. (Dec. 6)


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TheStreet (Jan. 13, 2014) The electric vehicles at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas had a few things to prove. From an electric scooter designed to carry cargo to a Formula E racing car that can go 150 mph, these cars are out to prove they are as good as their fossil fed counterparts. Lit Motors out of San Francisco designed the Kubo, a cargo scooter that goes on sale in the summer, while Formula E bragged that its sexy race car that can reach 100 in three seconds.
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Meccano Lab Experimental Museum Opens in France

Meccano Lab Experimental Museum Opens in France

AFP (Nov. 6, 2013) The Meccano Lab experimental museum opens after the takeover the Meccano group by Canadian company Spin Master.
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Biofuel: A Resource of the Future

Biofuel: A Resource of the Future

Deutsche Welle (Aug. 11, 2013) With flying cameras and three-dimensional nuclear spin imaging Ulrich Schurr is studying the growth of energy crops. Rapeseed, sugar beets, China grass - these are plants which can be easily processed to give fuel and raw materials for the chemical industry. But how well, how fast and how uniformly will these plants grow in a northern German climate? The plant scientist from the Jlich Research Center is convinced that energy crops will play a big role in the future - as long as their cultivation does not compete with food crop production. To what extent that is possible - that is being investigated by a newly founded research center: the Bioeconomy Science Center.
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Higgs-Boson Discovery All but Confirmed at LHC

Higgs-Boson Discovery All but Confirmed at LHC

Newsy (Mar. 14, 2013) Scientists at CERN's Large Hadron Collider say results from the latest round of research suggest the particle's spin mirrors that of a Higgs.
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