Archive: 08/04/2005

Nanoparticles offer new hope for detection and treatment

Particles could make earlier cancer diagnosis possible Specially designed nanoparticles can reveal tiny cancerous tumors that are invisible by ordinary means of detection, according to a study by researchers at Washington ...

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Cell Phone with Feeling

Now there’s a cell phone that features a very personal note: Siemens has launched the CX70 Emoty on the market, a phone that lets its owners express their emotions and communicate these feelings to friends. The mobile ...

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Samsung Intros 3D Game Phones with Vibration

Samsung Electronics introduced 3D game phones (models: SPH-G1000, SCH-G100) with vibration capability. The phone delivers realistic images and true-to-life sound, while the vibration it sends to the user's hand provides an ...

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Motorola Labs Launched in India

Motorola today announced the launch of Motorola Labs India with the official opening of an applied research lab in Bangalore. This lab, the 11th for Motorola and the company’s first in India, augments Motorola’s existing ...

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Printing of components with functional ink

Time is money - even in component manufacturing. Researchers can continuously print out three-dimensional metal parts using a rapid manufacturing process. The unique feature is that they can vary the material composition ...

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Quakes warn of seismic danger closer to home

More earthquakes along the fault that caused the Boxing Day and Easter Monday earthquakes are “inevitable” and may cause shocks and tsunamis close to north-western Australia. Dr Wouter Schellart, who is working on modelling ...

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New technique for nondestructive testing research

Technique uses vibration, heat detection to evaluate composite materials Ed Henneke, associate dean for research, and graduate studies in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, received the Award for Innovation in ...

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Europe goes back to Mars

European space scientists have strongly recommended a mission equipped with a Rover as the next scientific mission to Mars as part of the European Space Agency's [ESA] Aurora programme of planetary exploration. The mission ...

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Is this a Brown Dwarf or an Exoplanet?

Since the discovery in 1995 of the first planet orbiting a normal star other than the Sun, there are now more than 150 candidates of these so-called exoplanets known. Most of them are detected by indirect methods, based ...

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