Archive: 10/11/2005

Reliable to the nanometer

Small fault – major impact. Disruptions to production are often caused by electronic faults. They arise because no reliable measurement and testing methods exist for the ever-smaller dimensions of microchip components. ...

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ATI Ships Record breaking Radeon X1800 XT

ATI Technologies announced today that the highly anticipated Radeon X1800 XT, the fastest graphics processor on the planet, is now available for gamers and enthusiasts seeking an unprecedented level of 3D performance and ...

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Messengers from the Extreme Universe

A unique observatory in a remote location in Argentina is starting to unravel the mysteries of High Energy Cosmic Rays. There is no scientific consensus on the source of these particles which the shower the Earth at energies ...

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Artificial Cells

Do cells always have to be developed from organic carbon-containing compounds? When resourceful scientists stretch their imaginations, they quickly find an answer to this question. This is demonstrated by the work of Achim ...

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GOP surrenders on Arctic drilling plan

House Republican leaders have unexpectedly agreed to remove a proposal allowing oil drilling in an Alaskan wildlife refuge from a pending budget bill.

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Telecom bill faces forceful opposition

Lawmakers broadly agree that telecommunication laws regulating the market do not meet the rapidly changing needs of users or address the ever-evolving nature of the business. Yet as members of Congress debate the latest telecom ...

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