Archive: 01/06/2005

GALEX catches flashers and streakers in the ultraviolet sky

In the 18 months since its launch by NASA, the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) ultraviolet space telescope has discovered a wealth of objects in the sky, from flaring dwarf stars to space debris streaking through the telescope's ...

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Fujitsu's Biometric Network Adapter for Document Scanners

Leading regional IT and communications solutions provider Fujitsu Asia Pte Ltd today launched the fi-5000N, the world's first biometric network adapter that provides secure one-touch connectivity between document scanners ...

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Patented technology captures carbon dioxide from power plants

Researchers from the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have invented a new method for controlling the emission of carbon dioxide from power plants. The technique, ...

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Texas Tech wins Sandia MEMS design contest

Students from Texas Tech University’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department have won this year’s annual MEMS (micro-electromechanical system) design competition sponsored by Sandia National Laboratories. Said ...

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New Hurricane Prediction Model Forecasts Active 2005 Season

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new model for predicting the number of hurricanes likely to form in the Atlantic Ocean during the 2005 season, as well as the number of those hurricanes likely ...

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Rapid-Scanning Doppler on Wheels Keeps Pace with Twisters

A new Doppler radar instrument that can scan tornadoes every five to 10 seconds is prowling the Great Plains this spring in search of its first close-up twister. Newly enhanced for season-long thunderstorm tracking, the radar ...

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Old hard drives still tell your secrets

In revising the O&O Study, 'Data Data Everywhere,' 200 used hard disks were purchased on eBay and scanned for existing data. On more than 70% of this used storage media O&O discovered some sort of personal or business data. ...

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Where life's memories are stored

By studying in detail the ability of patients with selective brain damage to recall events in their past, researchers, led by Larry R. Squire of the University of California San Diego and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, ...

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