Archive: 07/11/2005

Engineer creates a new tool for keeping computers cool

Anyone who has listened to the constant whir of a computer's fan or held a laptop for too long knows how blazing hot computers can get. In fact, today's ultra-powerful computers generate so much heat that air cooling tec ...

Jul 11, 2005
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Kodak, Texas Instruments Simplify Camera Phone Design

Eastman Kodak Company is making it easier for camera phone manufacturers to build next-generation devices that offer improved image quality and multimedia capabilities. New KODAK CMOS image sensors for mobile phone and consumer ...

Jul 11, 2005
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Laser metrology on the agenda at Cranfield University

Two exciting announcements were the highlights of the Laser Metrology and Machine Performance (LAMDAMAP) 2005 conference, hosted by Cranfield University in July which also featured Professor Bob Hocken of North Carolina University, ...

Jul 11, 2005
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Book examines Foucault's work on Iran

Two professors at a Purdue University in Indiana say that the reporting of a French philosopher helps understand the appeal of radical Islam.

Jul 11, 2005
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Chemists spray their way to better catalysts

Using a technique called ultrasonic spray pyrolysis, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have created an improved catalyst for removing smelly sulfur-containing compounds from gasoline ...

Jul 11, 2005
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Catch Mechanism for Future Space Tether

A team of university graduate students and faculty from Tennessee, with the help of NASA engineers, have "launched" a subscale spacecraft model and caught it in mid-air with a unique rendezvous or "catch" ...

Jul 11, 2005
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New Web service to help older Americans

A new Web-based service is being offered to help Medicare beneficiaries gain access to help through the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003.

Jul 11, 2005
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Ladies and Gentlemen, Start Your Solar Cars!

High school students from across the country and Mexico are on a 1,600-mile race in hand-built, solar-powered cars. The 10th annual Dell-Winston School Solar Car Challenge started today in Round Rock, Texas, ...

Jul 11, 2005
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Doubling Down On Intel-Based Servers

Intel Corporation today introduced the dual-core Intel Pentium D processor-based platform for entry-level servers that includes two processor cores in one processor and the corresponding Intel E7230 chipset.

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Perfect transmission with SkyMAX

Siemens Communications recently succeeded in completing the first live data transfer with SkyMAX, a new end-to-end WiMAX ( Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access) solution based on the IEEE 802.16-2004 standard, ...

Jul 11, 2005
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Argonne wins four R&D 100 Awards

Advances in technology ranging from help for victims of Parkinson's disease and epilepsy to more efficient combustion in industrial furnaces are likely with award-winning research at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne ...

Jul 11, 2005
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