Archive: 06/1/2005

Samsung to Launch the World's First MIMO Notebook

Airgo Networks, Inc., pioneer and world leader of Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) technology, the foundation for next generation Wi-Fi, today announced that Samsung will ship the world's first laptops with embedded ...

Jun 01, 2005
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GALEX catches flashers and streakers in the ultraviolet sky

In the 18 months since its launch by NASA, the Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) ultraviolet space telescope has discovered a wealth of objects in the sky, from flaring dwarf stars to space debris streaking ...

Jun 01, 2005
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Fujitsu's Biometric Network Adapter for Document Scanners

Leading regional IT and communications solutions provider Fujitsu Asia Pte Ltd today launched the fi-5000N, the world's first biometric network adapter that provides secure one-touch connectivity between document ...

Jun 01, 2005
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Freescale, University of Florida advance Moore's law

Industry’s first double-gate transistor model enables smaller, more powerful silicon products that use less energy Freescale Semiconductor and the University of Florida have created the industry's first double-gate tra ...

Jun 01, 2005
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Patented technology captures carbon dioxide from power plants

Researchers from the University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) have invented a new method for controlling the emission of carbon dioxide from power plants. The technique, ...

Jun 01, 2005
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Texas Tech wins Sandia MEMS design contest

Students from Texas Tech University’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Department have won this year’s annual MEMS (micro-electromechanical system) design competition sponsored by Sandia National ...

Jun 01, 2005
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New Hurricane Prediction Model Forecasts Active 2005 Season

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new model for predicting the number of hurricanes likely to form in the Atlantic Ocean during the 2005 season, as well as the number of those hurricanes likely ...

Jun 01, 2005
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Rapid-Scanning Doppler on Wheels Keeps Pace with Twisters

A new Doppler radar instrument that can scan tornadoes every five to 10 seconds is prowling the Great Plains this spring in search of its first close-up twister. Newly enhanced for season-long thunderstorm ...

Jun 01, 2005
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Icy Jupiter Moon Throws a Curve Ball at Formation Theories

Scientists studying data from NASA's Galileo spacecraft have found that Jupiter's moon Amalthea is a pile of icy rubble less dense than water. Scientists expected moons closer to the planet to be rocky and ...

Jun 01, 2005
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Ancient floods on Mars

These images, taken by the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) aboard ESA’s Mars Express spacecraft, show a large depression called Iani Chaos and the upper reaches of a large outflow channel called ...

Jun 01, 2005
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IBM Intros Breakthrough Server Based on X3 Architecture

IBM is extending its eServer X3 Architecture-based family of servers with the introduction today of the IBM eServer xSeries 460, designed for highly scalable, always-on environments. The x460 entry configuration starts as ...

Jun 01, 2005
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Old hard drives still tell your secrets

In revising the O&O Study, 'Data Data Everywhere,' 200 used hard disks were purchased on eBay and scanned for existing data. On more than 70% of this used storage media O&O discovered some sort of personal ...

Jun 01, 2005
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New concept for single molecule transistor

Molecular electronics – using molecules in the construction of electronic circuitry – just took a significant step closer to reality. Principal investigator Dr. Robert Wolkow, postdoctoral fellow ...

Jun 01, 2005
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Where life's memories are stored

By studying in detail the ability of patients with selective brain damage to recall events in their past, researchers, led by Larry R. Squire of the University of California San Diego and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, ...

Jun 01, 2005
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