Archive: 03/08/2005

Black holes influence knowledge of the universe

Black holes have a reputation for voraciously eating everything in their immediate neighborhood, but these large gravity wells also affect electromagnetic radiation and may hinder our ability to ever locate the center of ...

Mar 08, 2005
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Powerful Tool Crunches Commutes

Websites for commuters are nothing new, but researchers in Sunnyvale, Calif., have developed an advanced system with a twist: in addition to tracking traffic congestion, the program crunches data from 14,000 sensors, in some ...

Mar 08, 2005
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Novel, computer-assisted method for colorization

A novel, computer-assisted method for colorizing black and white images and movies has been developed by researchers at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Benin School of Computer Science and Engineering. ...

Mar 08, 2005
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Sampling 'small atmospheres' in the tiny new worlds of MEMS

Sandia gas sampling device rapidly determines whether MEMS seals are effective Just as astronomers want to understand the atmospheres of planets and moons, so engineers want atmospheric knowledge of worlds they create th ...

Mar 08, 2005
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Could microbes solve Russia's chemical weapons conundrum?

One of nature's most versatile microorganisms – a bacterium called Pseudomonas putida – could help mop up the toxic by-products caused by the destruction of the chemical weapon mustard, write Russian researchers in Journal ...

Mar 08, 2005
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UCLA scientists store materials in cells' natural vaults

Method may offer safer way to target drugs to living cells In the realm of nanotechnology, or study of the tiny, scientists often aim to safely deliver and leave material in the human body without causing harm. A big chall ...

Mar 08, 2005
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Superglue of planet formation: Sticky ice

Pacific Northwest National Lab experiments point to clingy grains of ice to solve age-old mystery of how primordial dust pulled together to form planets How dust specks in the early solar systems came together ...

Mar 08, 2005
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Sharp Announces Second Generation 3D Notebook

Following a wake of awards and recognition for the Sharp Actius Notebook line, Sharp Systems of America today announced the availability of the Sharp Actius AL3D. Featuring Sharp’s 3D LCD Screen Technology, ...

Mar 08, 2005
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