Archive: 09/04/2006

Television in Top Quality

Whether you are at home or on the move new technologies are bringing TV in good quality on the “small screen”. Fraunhofer researchers will be presenting various systems at the International Broadcast Convention ...

Sep 04, 2006
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Aussie study links asthma to smoking

Australian scientists who spent nearly 40 years on a research program say asthma in adults can be the result of maternal smoking.

Sep 04, 2006
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Solar cells go thin and flimsy

The next generation of solar cells made out of plastics and microscopic crystals instead of silicon are taking shape at UQ (University of Queensland). UQ Master of Physics student Michael Deceglie is working ...

Sep 04, 2006
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Research at Argonne helps Abbott Labs develop anti-HIV drug

Back in 1996, when the Advanced Photon Source at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory first turned on its brilliant beam of X-rays, scientists from around the world were excited by the ...

Sep 04, 2006
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Switchable Lotus Effect

Lotus blossoms are beautiful, and always immaculately clean. Water drops bead up and roll off of their water-repellent surface, washing away every speck of dust. This type of self-cleaning surface would be very useful to ...

Sep 04, 2006
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New Clue to World's Tiniest Particles

Particle physicists around the world will be designing their next generation of billion-dollar experiments following new findings from a University of Adelaide-led research team. The Holy Grail of the world's particle physicists ...

Sep 04, 2006
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