Archive: 05/11/2005

Monkeys Adapt Robot Arm as Their Own

Monkeys that learn to use their brain signals to control a robotic arm are not just learning to manipulate an external device, Duke University Medical Center neurobiologists have found. Rather, their brain ...

May 11, 2005 5 / 5 (3) 0

Fujitsu announced 100GB 2.5-inch SATA hard disk drive

Fujitsu Computer Products of America, Inc., one of the world's leading suppliers of hard disk drives and computer peripherals and the first hard disk drive manufacturer to introduce a 2.5" Serial ATA (SATA) hard disk drive, ...

May 11, 2005 1.7 / 5 (9) 0

NASA postpones satellite launch

NASA's launch of the NOAA-N environmental satellite for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) was postponed for 24 hours due to high winds.

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Program turns up 150 missed genes

A computer scientist at Washington University in St. Louis has applied software that he has developed to the genome of a worm and has found 150 genes that were missed by previous genome analysis methods. Moreover, ...

May 11, 2005 5 / 5 (2) 0

New findings may help preserve rare Gutenberg Bibles

Known as the first books to be produced using movable type, the Gutenberg Bibles are also famous for their colorful illustrations. But the exact composition of these 15th century painted images, which depict animals, flowers, ...

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Circuit-breaker detects all types of fault currents

The new universal-current-sensitive Type B residual-current circuit-breaker (r.c.c.b.) from Siemens Automation and Drives (A&D) can detect pulsating and smooth DC fault currents as well as sinusoidal AC fault currents. These ...

May 11, 2005 3.1 / 5 (9) 0

Whimpers from the Sun?

Solar physicists have observed the smallest ever coronal mass ejection (CME) - a type of explosion where plasma from the Sun is thrown out into space, sometimes striking the Earth and damaging orbiting satellites. ...

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