Archive: 05/02/2006

Peeking Behind Venus' Veil

A camera visiting Venus, onboard the Venus Express spacecraft, has sent back its first pictures of the planet. The "Venus Monitoring Camera", developed at the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research ...

May 02, 2006
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BabyBot takes first steps

BabyBot, a robot modelled on the torso of a two year-old child, is helping researchers take the first, tottering steps towards understanding human perception, and could lead to the development of machines ...

May 02, 2006
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World-leading microscope shows more detail than ever

A unique 3-dimensional microscope that works in a new way is giving unprecedented insight into microscopic internal structure and chemical composition. It is revealing how materials are affected, over time, by changes in ...

May 02, 2006
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Learning the language of DNA

An international consortium of scientists, including a team from The University of Queensland's Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB), is a step closer to the next generation of treatments to combat disease, after publishing ...

May 02, 2006
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Telecom reform boosts vid franchising

A rewrite in the Senate of the Telecommunications Act is under way, pushed by Monday's introduction of draft bill S. 26868, known as the Communications, Consumer's Choice, and Broadband Deployment Act of 2006, from Senate ...

May 02, 2006
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Nano World: Water for denser nano-memory

Water and electronics ordinarily do not mix, but water fragments might help control memory bits in electronics only nanometers or billionths of a meter in size, potentially leading to simpler, incredibly dense computer data-storage ...

May 02, 2006
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