Archive: 03/04/2005

FEI Introduces Nova NanoSEM

New System is the World's First SEM for Ultra-High Resolution Characterization of Non-Conductive or Contaminating Samples FEI Company released the newest member of its Nova(TM) family of SEM and DualBeam(TM) systems, the Nova Nan ...

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Live pictures in 3D

A design engineer’s job is never easy – designing exhaust pipes, packaging or industrial plant demands considerable ingenuity. Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich-Hertz ...

Mar 04, 2005 4 / 5 (1) 0

MINOS Neutrino Experiment Launched

Scientists are working to solve a 50-year-old question: Can neutrinos – a particle that is relatively massless, has no electric charge yet is fundamental to the make-up of the universe – transform from one type to another? Officials at ...

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Jupiter-Sized Star Smallest Ever Detected

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 spe ...

Mar 04, 2005 4.3 / 5 (3) 0

Study Suggests Giant Space Clouds Iced Earth

Eons ago, giant clouds in space may have led to global extinctions, according to two recent technical papers supported by NASA's Astrobiology Institute. One paper outlines a rare scenario in which Earth iced over during sno ...

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Nanomedicine: Treating cancer at molecular level

Earlier detection of cancer means a better chance of effective treatment. The five-year survival rate for a patient with Stage I breast cancer is 98 percent, while the survival rate for later detection, stage II or greater, dr ...

Mar 04, 2005 4.7 / 5 (11) 0

What the eye doesn’t see ...

The first experimental evidence that birds can be deceived by camouflage in the same way that humans are deceived, is published today in Nature [3 March 2005]. The idea that bold contrasting colours help to br ...

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Tiny holes offer surprising insights

Researchers from Berlin and Seoul store light in plasmonic crystals Light can creep through tiny holes in a metal plate, even if those holes are smaller in diameter than the wavelength of light. What’s mo ...

Mar 04, 2005 2 / 5 (1) 0
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