Archive: 02/01/2007

Bald eagles may no longer be endangered

Experts say bald eagles are likely to be taken from the endangered species list as the U.S. government's Feb. 16 deadline for ruling on the birds approaches.

Feb 01, 2007
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NIST issues draft IPv6 technical profile

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) yesterday issued a draft profile that will assist federal agencies in developing plans to acquire and deploy products that implement Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6). ...

Feb 01, 2007
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Using nano-magnets to enhance medical imaging

Nanoscale magnets in the form of iron-containing molecules might be used to improve the contrast between healthy and diseased tissue in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)—as long as the concentration of nanomagnets ...

Feb 01, 2007
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Learning in the spinning room

Learning from books can be a dry and boring experience for school students. The spinning room, in contrast, is highly entertaining: it combines the real world with virtual 3-D objects and explains science to ...

Feb 01, 2007
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High-resolution images from the driver’s seat

A novel miniature camera allows viewers to enjoy a new live experi-ence and watch a ski jump or a car race in high resolution from the actor’s perspective. The camera is so tiny that it even fits inside the ...

Feb 01, 2007
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Remote control for the office desk

Business travelers will soon be able to access all the information on their own computers from a cell phone. A new software program makes it possible to swiftly find documents, appointments and e-mails at any ...

Feb 01, 2007
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