Archive: 02/08/2005

Sensor of plastic can be produced in a printing press

Electrochemical transistors made of plastic open myriad possibilities. Since both electrons and ions are active, they can function as a bridge between traditional electronics and biological systems. A new dissertation from ...

Feb 08, 2005
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Green light for deployment of ESA's Mars Express radar

The European Space Agency has given the green light for the MARSIS radar on board its Mars Express spacecraft to be deployed during the first week of May. Assuming that this operation is successful, the radar will finally ...

Feb 08, 2005
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Smallest Extra-Solar Planet Yet Discovered

Penn State's Alex Wolszczan, the discoverer in 1992 of the first planets ever found outside our solar system, now has discovered with Caltech's Maciej Konacki the smallest planet yet detected,in that same far-away planetary ...

Feb 08, 2005
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8-Gigabit NAND Flash Memory Chip With 70 nm Process Technology

Toshiba Corporation and SanDiskĀ® Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK) today announced an 8-gigabit (Gb) NAND flash memory chip fabricated with 70-nanometer (nm) process technology that ushers in the new era of gigabyte chips: 1-gigabyte ...

Feb 08, 2005
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Sumatra earthquake three times larger than originally thought

Northwestern University seismologists have determined that the Dec. 26 Sumatra earthquake that set off a deadly tsunami throughout the Indian Ocean was three times larger than originally thought, making it the ...

Feb 08, 2005
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New twist on spin hall effect

An international team of physicists that includes a Texas A&M University professor has announced discovery of a new spintronic effect in semiconductor chips, the intrinsic spin Hall effect, which puts a new twist on future ...

Feb 08, 2005
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