Archive: 05/02/2005

Prelaunch Test Under Way

The STS-114 Return to Flight crew arrived at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida late Sunday to participate in the Terminal Countdown Demonstration Test. The three-day event allows the crew to practice ...

May 02, 2005
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Samsung First to Market with Serial ATA II Hard Disk Drives

Samsung Electronics Ltd. introduces the world's first Serial ATA II hard drives that are currently shipping and available to consumers. Samsung offers a complete family of Serial ATA II hard drives featuring an 80GB platter ...

May 02, 2005
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ISS Expedition 11 Crew: One Week Behind

The new crew members of the International Space Station completed their first full work week today. They performed routine maintenance, continued to settle in and practiced photography for the Space Shuttle Return to Flight ...

May 02, 2005
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Researchers Develop Stronger, Lighter Tent Fabric for Military

When it comes to quickly setting up temporary buildings, the U.S. military relies on structures familiar to hikers and campers – tents. These facilities, known as large-area shelters, are used for command-and-control centers, ...

May 02, 2005
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Researchers Identify Genes Essential for Regeneration

University of Utah researchers - feeding microscopic pills of RNA to quarter-inch long worms called planarians - have identified many genes essential to understanding a biological mystery that has captivated ...

May 02, 2005
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Siemens VDO Develops Advanced Piezo Unit Injection System

Siemens VDO Automotive AG will be presenting the development phases of an efficient piezo unit injection system with the potential to master future environ-mental requirements at the 26th International Vienna Motor Symposium. ...

May 02, 2005
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Education Magnified 100,000X

Kids have always had a fascination with the other-worldly images produced by a scanning electron microscope (SEM): ants sitting on microchip picnic tables, salt crystals in gritty detail, the scales of a butterfly ...

May 02, 2005
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Motorola i605: First Bluetooth-Enabled Rugged Mobile Phone

Nextel Communications Inc. and Motorola Inc. today announced the Motorola i605, the first rugged Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone. The rugged Motorola i605 handset offers exclusive features, including Nextel’s ...

May 02, 2005
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LG Electronics develops world's first 50-inch single scan PDP

LG Electronics has developed world’s first 50-inch XGA-type PDP modules with the application of single scan technology, and is set to begin its full production and sales in May. LG Electronics successfully developed an ...

May 02, 2005
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The nano-revolution continues at Argonne

Federal and state officials will visit Argonne National Laboratory May 6 to participate in a cornerstone-laying ceremony for the Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM). The CNM, which is currently under con ...

May 02, 2005
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