Archive: 06/03/2013

Acer unveils tablet running on Windows 8

Leading Taiwanese computer vendor Acer on Monday unveiled the industry's first 8.1-inch tablet running on Microsoft's Windows 8 software, a move which analysts said highlighted the software giant's bid to ...

dateJun 03, 2013 in Consumer & Gadgets
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A ghostly 'ladder' in Saturn's F ring

Saturn's F ring is certainly a curious structure. Orbiting the giant planet 82,000 kilometers above its equatorial cloud tops, the F ring is a ropy, twisted belt of bright ice particles anywhere from 30-500 ...

dateJun 03, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Parasitised fish pick sides

(Phys.org) —Fish with parasites attached to their heads have a stronger preference for left or right when facing a T-intersection, giving them an edge when it comes to escaping predators, research from ...

dateJun 03, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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X-rays reveal fuel cells in action

(Phys.org) —Wouldn't it be great to have a magical "energy box" that could convert a wide array of fuels to electricity with high efficiency and lower emissions? Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs) show significant ...

dateJun 03, 2013 in Condensed Matter
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Research examines the structure of videogames

Research at the Universidad Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M) analyzes in depth the content of videogames and their interaction with the player. The study of this material shows the importance of this industry, ...

dateJun 03, 2013 in Software
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