Archive: 12/04/2004

NASA Study Finds Glacier Doing Double Time

A NASA-funded study found the world's fastest glacier, Greenland's Jakobshavn Isbrae, doubled its speed of ice flow between 1997 and 2003. The study provides key evidence of newly discovered relationships between ...

Dec 04, 2004
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New Imaging Techniques Based on Metallic Nanoclusters

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University has won a four-year $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop novel in-vivo cellular ...

Dec 04, 2004
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Purdue engineers create model for testing transistor reliability

Researchers at Purdue University have created a "unified model" for predicting the reliability of new designs for silicon transistors – a potential tool that industry could use to save tens of millions of dollars annually ...

Dec 04, 2004
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UU Research Pushing Back the Frontiers of Space

Cutting edge research at the University of Ulster into how to make complex computers and communications systems manage themselves could power the next generation of US space probes, it was revealed today. Roy Sterritt, fro ...

Dec 04, 2004
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Did our Sun capture alien worlds?

Close encounter may explain some objects beyond Neptune Computer simulations show a close encounter with a passing star about 4 billion years ago may have given our solar system its abrupt edge and put s ...

Dec 04, 2004
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NIST demonstrates data 'repair kit' for quantum computers

A practical method for automatically correcting data-handling errors in quantum computers has been developed and demonstrated by physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Described in the Dec. 2, ...

Dec 04, 2004
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Perfect packaging

Corrugated cardboard is an excellent packaging material that is widely used for transporting, storing and protecting goods. Through the new process developed by EUREKA project, corrugated cardboard can be transformed into ...

Dec 04, 2004
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All Earth wants for Christmas? A sock for its coal

Concerns about greenhouse gases and global warming are getting scientists to think in unconventional ways about how to stem the carbon dioxide tide. Indiana University Bloomington geologist Chen Zhu is trying to determine ...

Dec 04, 2004
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MMO2 Teams Up With DoCoMo to Bring i-mode to UK

mmO2 plc, a leading European mobile operator, and NTT DoCoMo, Inc., Japan's largest mobile communications provider, today signed a long-term strategic agreement under which O2 will launch the i-mode mobile internet service ...

Dec 04, 2004
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