Archive: 03/11/2005

Seismologists Study Mining-Induced Earthquakes

The Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, the premier scientific journal dedicated to earthquake research, has just published a trio of articles about earthquakes caused by underground coal mining in east-central ...

Mar 11, 2005
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IBM to Provide Access to Blue Gene Supercomputer on Demand

IBM today announced the availability of its world renowned Blue Gene supercomputing system, the most powerful supercomputer, at its newest Deep Computing Capacity on Demand Center in Rochester, MN. The new Center will allow ...

Mar 11, 2005
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Studies relate life experiences to brain structure

Recent studies from the lab of neuroscientist Elizabeth Gould are helping to show how major experiences -- such as early-life traumas -- can have a long-term effect on the structure of the brain. In one study published las ...

Mar 11, 2005
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Researchers aim to use DNA molecules to create computers

Instead of waiting weeks for computers to grind out solutions to complex problems, scientists may someday get answers instantly thanks to a new type of "oracle" computer that will have all the answers built in, predict Duke ...

Mar 11, 2005
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Cell Phone Calls With the TV – Siemens Presents DVB-H

In the future, it will not only be possible to receive digital TV while on the road; viewers will also be able to help shape the content of broadcasts interactively. At CeBIT in Hanover, Siemens is introducing ...

Mar 11, 2005
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NVIDIA Previews nForce4 SLI for Intel at CeBIT 2005

NVIDIA Corporation, a worldwide leader in graphics and digital media processors, today announced the Company will preview its upcoming NVIDIA nForce4 core-logic solutions for Intel CPUs which includes support for NVIDIA SLI ...

Mar 11, 2005
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Can a robot learn to navigate like a cockroach?

Can a robot learn to navigate like a cockroach? To help researchers find out if a mechanical device can mimic the pesky insect's behavior, a Johns Hopkins engineering student has built a flexible, sensor-laden ...

Mar 11, 2005
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Apple Joins Blu-ray Disc Association

The Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) announced that Apple has joined the consortium and will become a member of the Board of Directors. "Apple is pleased to join the Blu-ray Disc Association board as part of our efforts to ...

Mar 11, 2005
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Hassled galaxy 'thriving on chaos'

Powerful but unknown forces are at work in a small companion galaxy of the Milky Way, astronomers say in today's issue of the journal Science. Something is keeping the structure and magnetic field of this galaxy–the Large Magellani ...

Mar 11, 2005
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