Archive: 02/1/2006

K-State's chemists to develop new 'lab-on-a-chip' technologies

The National Science Foundation has awarded $530,000 to Kansas State University's Christopher Culbertson, assistant professor of chemistry, for his research to develop chemical analysis tools for "lab-on-a-chip" devices. ...

Feb 01, 2006
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Biofuels can replace about 30% of fuel needs

With world oil demand growing, supplies dwindling and the potential for weather- and conflict-related supply interruptions, other types of fuels and technologies are needed to help pick up the slack.

Feb 01, 2006
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The little beam that could

Scientists at Los Alamos National Laboratory, in collaboration with researchers from the University of Nevada, Reno, Ludwig-Maximilian-University in Germany, and the Max-Planck-Institute for Quantum Optics in Germany, have ...

Feb 01, 2006
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European particle physics sets course for the future

"Particle physics has an exciting future" : this was the key message emerging from the Open Symposium on particle physics strategy in Europe, which concluded at Orsay, France, today.

Feb 01, 2006
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New Honda Accord drives itself

Japanese car manufacturer Honda has launched a new self-driven car. Dubbed Honda Accord ADAS, the vehicle can change gear and steer itself around bends. While the auto-pilot function will currently only operate ...

Feb 01, 2006
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Twin Rovers Advance Understanding Of Mars

NASA's Mars rovers, Spirit and Opportunity, have been working overtime to help scientists better understand ancient environmental conditions on the red planet. The rovers are also generating excitement about ...

Feb 01, 2006
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Shenzhou VI Orbital Module Works Well 100 Days

The orbital module from China's Shenzhou 6 manned spacecraft has been in normal operation for 100 days, since separating from the re-entry module on Oct 17 last year.

Feb 01, 2006
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Fashion meets tech, new era under way

Imagine the ability to convert a belly dancing outfit into a burqa and vice versa, equipped with two servo motors and switch.

Feb 01, 2006
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