Archive: 04/05/2011

Stealth unmanned combat vehicle makes first flight

Looking like something straight from a 1950’s science fiction magazine, the stealthy Phantom Ray unmanned airborne system (UAS) successfully completed its first flight on April 27, 2011 at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research ...

dateMay 04, 2011 in Engineering
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Down-and-dirty details of climate modeling

For the first time, researchers have developed a comprehensive approach to look at aerosols—those fine particles found in pollution—and their effect on clouds and climate. Scientists from Pacific Northwest National ...

dateMay 04, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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The importance of fundamental measurements

At the Radioactive Isotope Beam Facility (RIBF) of the RIKEN Nishina Center for Accelerator Science in Wako, a research team has measured the time it takes for 38 extremely rare isotopes to decay by half. This is the first ...

dateMay 04, 2011 in General Physics
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Spotify launches syncing with Apple's iPod

Swedish music streaming service Spotify on Wednesday launched an application enabling users to synchronise playlists and songs purchased through its service with Apple's iPod, a clear challenge to Apple's iTunes.

dateMay 04, 2011 in Internet
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New route to map brain fat

Mapping the fat distribution of the healthy human brain is a key step in understanding neurological diseases, in general, and the neurodegeneration that accompanies Alzheimer's disease in particular. Antonio Veloso and colleagues, ...

dateMay 04, 2011 in Analytical Chemistry
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The big picture on complexity

The 3D TESTBENCH project has been developed within the frame of The EUREKA Cluster for software development ITEA 2: Information Technology for European Advancement. This pan-European cluster involves some of the most preeminent ...

dateMay 04, 2011 in Engineering
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