Archive: 05/09/2007

Researchers publish first marsupial genome sequence

An international team, led by researchers at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, and supported by the National Institutes of Health , today announced the publication of the first genome of a marsupial, ...

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Plants tag insect herbivores with an alarm

Rooted in place, plants can't run from herbivores—but they can fight back. Sensing attack, plants frequently generate toxins, emit volatile chemicals to attract the pest's natural enemies, or launch other defensive tactics.

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Watch amazing footage of how nanotubes form

A team of scientists led by the Department's Dr Stephan Hofmann have successfully produced live video footage that shows how carbon nanotubes, more than 10,000 times smaller in diameter than a human hair, ...

dateMay 09, 2007 in Nanophysics
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New Roxio 'Crunch' Outputs Video to iTunes

Sonic Solutions' Roxio division released Roxio Crunch on Tuesday, a software package that is being pitched as an easy soluton to transcode video to the Apple TV and other Apple hardware.

dateMay 09, 2007 in Software
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HP Plans to Go Even More Mobile

Hewlett-Packard is offering a number of updated laptops, along with a new tablet, which are geared toward enterprise users and will be some of the first PCs to offer Intel's Centrino Pro platform.

dateMay 09, 2007 in Hardware
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