Archive: 04/11/2005

Breakthrough Technology Accelerates Solid-State Lighting

"SPE" method boosts LED development with dramatic increase in light output Scientists at the Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a method known as "SPE" to get ...

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Nanotech advance makes carbon nanotubes more useful

Researchers at UCSD have made carbon nanotubes bent in sharp predetermined angles, a technical advance that could lead to use of the long, thin cylinders of carbon as tiny springs, tips for atomic force m ...

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Samsung Unveils its New Satellite DMB phone

Samsung Electronics will showcase its third satellite Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (DMB) phone (SCH-B200) at MIPTV/MILIA in Cannes, France from April 11 to 15, following the release of the SCH-B100 and ...

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Portable High-Resolution NMR Sensor Unveiled

Homeland security experts may soon be getting a valuable new tool for identifying the chemical constituents in suspicious substances. A portable device makes it possible for the first time ever to take high-resolution ...

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Sacred constant might be changing

Scientists discover one of the constants of the universe might not be constant Physical constants are one of the cornerstones of physics – sacred numbers which we know to be fixed – but what if some of these constan ...

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Terrorist-proof buildings from new high-tech sensors

Scientists develop a breed of sensors that can survive extremes of heat and pressure Scientists have developed a new breed of sensors which can survive incredible levels of pressure and heat and that are helping researche ...

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Microscopes at microscopic size

Traditionally if scientists wanted to look at something small they would put a sample under a microscope but now researchers have managed to shrink the microscope itself to the size of a single human cell. An interdisciplinary research ...

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New material structure produces world's fastest transistor

A new type of transistor structure, invented by scientists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has broken the 600 gigahertz speed barrier. The goal of a terahertz transistor for high-speed computing and communications ...

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ISS Crew Packs Up For Home

This week, the current International Space Station crew is starting to pack-up for home while the next Station crew is completing a final review of plans before heading to the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, to prepare for ...

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Stop or I'll download

Police in Fresno, Ca., will soon be able to download mug shots and streaming video through computers in their patrol cars and special handheld personal digital assistants (PDAs). The city of 456,000 in the Golden State’s Cen ...

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