Archive: 03/03/2005

Industry's First 120GB 2.5-inch Laptop Hard Disk Drive

Fujitsu Europe Ltd, one of the world’s leading suppliers of hard disk drives and computer peripherals, today announced its MHV2120AT hard disk drive, the industry’s first 120GB mobile hard disk drive providing unmatched ...

Mar 03, 2005
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Incredible journey through 'hobbit' brain

Florida State University professor and chair of anthropology Dean Falk led an international team of scientists on an incredible virtual journey through the tiny brain of an 18,000 year-old hobbit-sized human. What they found ...

Mar 03, 2005
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Learning and Reading by Artificial Intelligence Systems

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have been awarded a grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to investigate key issues associated with learning and reasoning, including developing algorithms ...

Mar 03, 2005
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Siemens Brings GPS to the Cell Phone Network

Siemens has developed a solution that’s making it easier for mobile phone companies to offer their customers virtual guided tours and other positioning services. This is possible thanks to A-GPS (Assisted Global Positioning ...

Mar 03, 2005
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Predicting the next big wave

UQ engineer Hubert Chanson is working with world experts in coastal and river hydraulics to better predict tsunami damage of coastlines. "There are a number of models to predict tsunami propagation in deep water but the ...

Mar 03, 2005
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Probing Question: Can a human survive a trip to Mars?

President Bush’s recent proposal to focus NASA’s efforts on manned space exploration has rekindled efforts to define the human limits on long voyages in deep space. According to Jim Pawelczyk, associate professor of kinesiology ...

Mar 03, 2005
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Nuclear reactor as a cancer cure

Despite the millions of dollars that have been invested into research to improve methods of treatments for various types of cancer, oncological diseases continue to have a high mortality rate, remaining one of the main causes ...

Mar 03, 2005
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New standard mass made with ISTC help

This program began three years ago and it involves scientists from eight countries. The task is immense. A new standard mass will be created with maximum possible precision on a modern level of development for world science ...

Mar 03, 2005
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UK scientists set to glimpse Rosetta as it swings by Earth

One year into its twelve year journey to Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Rosetta mission will make a “close” flyby of Earth on Friday 4th March. UK scientists involved ...

Mar 03, 2005
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Astronomers Measure Slowest Motion Across The Sky

In the March 4th issue of Science, astronomers report that they have measured the slowest ever motion of a galaxy across the plane of the sky. This distant whirlpool of stars appears to creep along despite its actual speed ...

Mar 03, 2005
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Undercover Stars Among Exoplanet Candidates

An international team of astronomers have accurately determined the radius and mass of the smallest core-burning star known until now. The observations were performed in March 2004 with the FLAMES multi-fibre ...

Mar 03, 2005
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