Archive: 10/03/2006

Nano World: Nano origami supercapacitors

Origami with features just nanometers or billionths of a meter large can fold into electrically chargeable supercapacitors, experts told UPI's Nano World.

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Wireless World: Stop, diamond thief!

An aspiring diamond thief takes a job at a jewelry company's warehouse, surreptitiously planning to scam his employer out of some of its lucrative inventory over the coming months. It's apparently a common confidence trickster ...

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Identifying gems and minerals on Earth and on Mars

It'll be a snap to identify gemstones once Robert Downs finishes his library of spectral fingerprints for all the Earth's minerals. Downs is almost halfway there. So far, the associate professor of geosciences at The University ...

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Eleksen develops keyboards for Microsoft

Eleksen Ltd. said Friday it was developing a line of its "smart fabric" touch pads for use in Microsoft's just-unveiled ultra-mobile personal computers.

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Lycos gets into online gaming

Internet search giant Lycos entered the online gaming war this week with the launch of its Lycos Games service.

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Senator Opposes Pentagon Plan To Downgrade Space Command

Sen. Wayne Allard (R-Colo.) has told the Defense Department he will oppose any Air Force proposal to downgrade its U.S. Space Command and said he is asking Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld to justify the Pentagon's plan.

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