Archive: 06/12/2005

Researchers confirm lead as cause of Beethoven's illness

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have found massive amounts of lead in bone fragments belonging to 19th Century composer Ludwig von Beethoven, confirming the cause of his years of ...

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Applied Materials Announces Advanced CVD Aluminum Technology

Applied Materials, Inc. today announced its Applied CVD Al process chamber for building current and next-generation high-density interconnects in Flash and DRAM memory chips. Using aluminum deposition technology, which continues ...

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ITV banks hope on networking site

Few can resist the temptation to find out what a former classmate is up to these days, be it an old flame or the prom queen who never even acknowledged your existence when you were a pimply youth.

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New Easter Island theory presented

A University of Hawaii anthropologist and colleagues are blaming rats and Dutch traders for the mysterious abandonment of Easter Island.

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Virtual modelling goes high performance

The FLEXICON project addressed the need to reduce the timescales required for producing open and distributed fault-tolerant control and monitoring systems. It developed two integrated suites of tools to support the different ...

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