Archive: 02/01/2010

What's on your mind?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Donald Patterson, director of the Laboratory for Ubiquitous Computing & Interaction, discusses social media and its future.

Feb 01, 2010
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Intel, Micron Introduce 25-Nanometer NAND

Intel Corporation and Micron Technology, Inc. today announced the world's first 25-nanometer (nm) NAND technology, which provides a more cost-effective path for increasing storage capacity in such popular ...

Feb 01, 2010
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New study rejects mortality-privatization link

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study reconsiders and ultimately rejects a well-publicized claim that mass privatization of state enterprises caused a drastic increase in premature deaths after the fall of communism in ex-Soviet countries.

Feb 01, 2010
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Secure radio signal for central locking

(PhysOrg.com) -- Remote central locking is among the most convenient aspects of modern motoring. Transmission of the radio signal that activates the system is not particularly secure, however. A new encryption ...

Feb 01, 2010
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Growing cartilage -- no easy task

Northwestern University researchers are the first to design a bioactive nanomaterial that promotes the growth of new cartilage in vivo and without the use of expensive growth factors. Minimally invasive, the therapy activates ...

Feb 01, 2010
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Child-specific doses for pediatric PET patients

Studies have shown positron emission tomography's (PET) value as a minimally invasive, painless and safe diagnostic tool for many pediatric conditions. In a study published in the February issue of The Journal of Nuclear Me ...

Feb 01, 2010
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Stem cells rescue nerve cells by direct contact

Scientists at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have shown how transplanted stem cells can connect with and rescue threatened neurons and brain tissue. The results point the way to new possible treatments ...

Feb 01, 2010
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