Archive: 07/12/2004

Major milestone in hydrogen research

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory and Ceramatec, Inc. of Salt Lake City are reporting a significant development in their efforts to help the nation advance ...

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Molecular Chains Line Up to Form 'Protopolymer'

A new chemical state, designated a "protopolymer," has been observed by Penn State researchers in chains of phenylene molecules on a crystalline copper surface at low temperature. Protopolymers form when monomers, small ...

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Researchers launch Smart Parking project at Rockridge BART

Drivers on Highway 24 will soon see road signs flashing real-time data on the availability of parking spaces at Oakland's Rockridge BART station. The signs are part of a new "Smart Parking" management field trial launched ...

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MyAy - Mobile Alarm System and Baby Phone in One Device

Siemens is developing a mobile communications device that’s based on an unconventional approach: In contrast to a cell phone, the MyAy delivers the most benefit to its users when they aren’t carrying the device with ...

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A Refrigerator Converts to a Freezer - and Vice Versa

Siemens is making the separation of refrigeration and freezing functions a thing of the past: In the coolVario series appliances, the refrigerator-freezer combination can be turned into one big refrigerator with the push ...

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'Invisible' Computing

Computer scientists and electrical engineers from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), have joined a consortium of mostly European scientists setting out to network together the billions of electronic devices in ...

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