Month: May 2019

Swapping water for CO2 could make fracking greener and more effective – Phys.org

A shale sample ready for fracturing with CO2. Credit: Xuehang Song Scientists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences and China University of Petroleum (Beijing) have demonstrated that CO2 may make a better hydraulic fracturing (fracking) fluid than water. Their research, published May 30 in the journal Joule, could help pave the way for a more …

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As trade war heats up, China threatens clampdown on “rare earths” – CBS News

“Rare earths” could help China in trade war China state media reports suggest the country is considering limiting exports of “rare earths” as the trade war with the U.S. escalates. Rare earths are a group of 17 elements used in everything from mobile phone cameras and automobile catalytic converters to wind turbines and MRI machines. …

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How 5G is the key to protecting US interests – C4ISRNet

One of the greatest assets to United States national security is our global dominance in the technology sector. For decades, the United States has led in the development of next-generation technology used by civilians and the military alike. President Trump signed an executive order May 15 banning any company that poses “an unacceptable risk” to …

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