Archive: 11/10/2011

Helping robots hold on

Since the 1970s, when early autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) were developed at MIT, Institute scientists have tackled various barriers to robots that can travel autonomously in the deep ocean. This fo ...

Nov 10, 2011
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Parasite lives 'double life'

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists keen to understand and preserve global biodiversity have been quietly going about a mammoth task: indexing the world’s known species.

Nov 10, 2011
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Sun sets on oil wells

Nobel Prize winner George Olah and Surya Prakash of USC Dornsife have found new traction in their methanol economy concept with their latest publication, the Open Fuel Standard Act of 2011 and the new discoveries ...

Nov 10, 2011
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Nvidia Tegra 3 quad-core chip stokes tablet wars

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nvidia has launched its Tegra 3, the quad-core chip designed for mobile devices. Tech and investor blogs were busy yesterday assessing what this means for upcoming tablets and smartphones ...

Nov 10, 2011 report
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India's Satyam posts strong profit growth

Indian software outsourcer Mahindra Satyam on Thursday said its quarterly net profit soared more than ten-fold, beating market estimates, as demand for outsourcing grew.

Nov 10, 2011
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