Archive: 07/01/2005

'Nano-scissors' laser shows precise surgical capability

An ultra-short pulse laser that can perform extremely precise surgery on tiny roundworms may be the key to understanding nerve regeneration and is an important step toward treatment of human neurological disease, according ...

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How Many Formats Can Your DVD Player Play?

Pioneer Player Works With DVD, DVD-Audio, SACD, WMA, .mp3, DVD-R, DVD-RW, .JPG, DivX At times it seems like the movie studios and recording industry release a new type of format or disc every week. With so many acronyms ...

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Duct tape that never loses its stick

Gecko feet hold key to development of self-cleaning adhesives Duct tape that never loses its stick. Bandages that come off without sticky residue or an "ouch." Gecko feet may hold the key to the development of synthetic ...

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Technology can protect water supply

A technology to instantly determine a poisoned water supply system has been developed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Researcher Eli Greenbaum said the AquaSentinel system can detect toxins in ...

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NASA Goes 'Down Under' for Shuttle Mapping Mission Finale

Culminating more than four years of processing data, NASA and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) have completed Earth's most extensive global topographic map. The data, extensive enough to fill the U.S. Library ...

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