Archive: 02/07/2005

MERIS captures all of Europe from orbit

See the face of Europe from space – with the entire continent covered in consistent detail. This set of true-colour Envisat satellite mosaics depicts the ten newest members of the European Union as well as ESA's 15 current ...

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NASA's Budget Enables New Age of Exploration

Statement by NASA Administrator Sean O'Keefe about the Administration's fiscal year 2006 budget proposal and the Vision for Space Exploration. "The fiscal 2006 NASA budget reaffirms the President's commitment to the Vis ...

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Nanotechnology Treatment Protects Wood in Australia

Nanotec Pty Ltd based in Sydney, Australia announced today the start of the marketing of it’s wood protection product “Nanoseal Wood”. Nanoseal Wood is a water based, ultra hydrophobic, colloidal solution with self ass ...

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Intel Begins First Multi-Core Silicon Production

Intel Corporation today announced it has completed initial production runs of dual-core processors and provided further details about its multi-core plans to its customers, signaling the beginning of an era ...

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Researchers Validate Energy Savings of P-Bits

For millions of users of computer devices requiring frequent recharging such as cell phones, PDAs, and MP3 players, new technology developed at Georgia Tech could mean they are no longer tethered to their chargers. Dr. Krishna ...

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Marsh-dwelling mole gives new meaning to the term 'fast food'

The star-nosed mole gives a whole new meaning to the term "fast food." A study published this week in the journal Nature reveals that this mysterious mole has moves that can put the best magician to shame: The energetic bur ...

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Seismic network could improve disaster response

While nothing can undo the devastation from the massive tsunami that recently struck in Southeast Asia, lives can be saved in the future if scientists can rapidly characterize the earthquakes that cause tsunami. The quick ...

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New laser research could improve oil exploration success

CSIRO Petroleum and German-based research centre Laser Zentrum Hannover eV (LZH) are collaborating in a project that could save millions of dollars in oil exploration and introduce new Australian geochemical and petroleum ...

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