Archive: 03/08/2009

Self-healing surfaces

The engineers' dream of self-healing surfaces has taken another step towards becoming reality -- researchers have produced a electroplated layer that contains tiny nanometer-sized capsules. If the layer is damaged, the capsules ...

dateAug 03, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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NJ man is first to be charged with Web name theft

(AP) -- A northern New Jersey man is charged with stealing a prime piece of Internet real estate and reselling it to basketball player Mark Madsen in one of the nation's first prosecutions of a suspected domain name thief.

dateAug 03, 2009 in Internet
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Ripe pineapple and delicious pork

Customers want fresh food, which is neither unripe nor spoiled. A new system based on metal oxide sensors could check the safety and quality of foods reliably, quickly and economically -- such as how ripe that pineapple really ...

dateAug 03, 2009 in Engineering
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A 'super sensor' for cancer and CSIs

Like the sensitive seismographs that can pick up tremors of impending earthquakes long before they strike, a similar invention from Tel Aviv University researchers may change the face of molecular biology.

dateAug 03, 2009 in Biochemistry
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