Archive: 04/05/2006

Finding a Better Way to Quiet Noisy Environments

Researchers at UCSD report in the April 4 issue of the Journal of Sound and Vibration a new mathematical algorithm designed to dramatically improve noise-cancellation technologies that are used to quiet everything from a ...

Apr 05, 2006 4.5 / 5 (18) 0

Chinese companies ready to drive global expansion

Research by IBM and Fudan University finds that Chinese companies are expanding globally to acquire technology and management skills, escape intense domestic competition and capture new market opportunities. The in-depth ...

Apr 05, 2006 3.6 / 5 (7) 0

Low-calorie diet: Longer life?

St. Louis scientists are starting a 2-year study to confirm a short Louisiana State University trial suggesting low-calorie diets result in longer life.

Apr 05, 2006 3.7 / 5 (7) 0

Rutgers Researchers Find Fat Gene

Rutgers researchers have identified a human gene, its protein product and the way in which the protein influences how the body processes fat, discoveries that may lead to drugs to control obesity and promote ...

Apr 05, 2006 4.3 / 5 (8) 0

Faster, Less Expensive Approach to Fluid Meter Design

NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., has patented a faster way to determine flow rates of liquids through channels or pipes. Its balanced flow meter provides 10 times the accuracy of standard orifice-based ...

Apr 05, 2006 3.2 / 5 (6) 0

Nano World: Nanoparticle toxicity tests

Scientists have for the first time compared how toxic several different kinds of nanoparticles are with known toxic and nontoxic items and found certain nanoparticles appeared surprisingly toxic, experts told UPI's Nano World. ...

Apr 05, 2006 4 / 5 (35) 0