Archive: 08/10/2007

NCAR adds resources to TeraGrid

Researchers who use the TeraGrid, the nation’s most comprehensive and advanced infrastructure for open scientific research, can now leverage the computing resources of a powerful, 2048-processor BlueGene/L ...

Aug 10, 2007
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Sony Delivers Fifth Generation AIT Format

Sony Electronics has expanded its Advanced Intelligent Tape (AIT) format to a fifth-generation, doubling the capacity of the previous generation to 400 GB while delivering backwards compatibility.

Aug 10, 2007
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MRI finds breast cancer before it becomes dangerous

A study in the Lancet (vol. 370, 11 August 2007) could lead to a change of paradigm in the early diagnosis of breast cancer. It states that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is substantially more accurate than mammography in dia ...

Aug 10, 2007
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UK scientists working to help cut ID theft

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is part of Biotesting Europe, a new €358,000 biometrics project, part-funded by the European Union. The project will ensure that future testing procedures and facilities meet the needs ...

Aug 10, 2007
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From microscopy to nanoscopy

Layer-by-layer light microscopic nanoscale images of cells and without having to prepare thin sections? A team led by Stefan Hell and Mariano Bossi at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen is now ...

Aug 10, 2007
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What makes Mars magnetic?

So how have these rocks hung onto their magnetic directions and what do they tell us about Mars? Strangely, the answer to these questions might be sitting here on Earth.

Aug 10, 2007
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