Archive: 09/11/2006

Samsung Develops 40nm 32 Gb NAND Flash

Samsung Electronics today announced that it has developed the industry’s first 40-nanometer memory device. The new 32 Gigabit (Gb) NAND flash device is the first memory to incorporate a Charge Trap Flash ...

Sep 11, 2006
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Distinguishing Friend from Foe in the Battle Against Cancer

The latest generation of cancer chemotherapeutic drugs specifically targets mutant enzymes or “oncoproteins” that have run amok and now promote uncontrolled cell growth. As promising as these drugs are, cancer cells with ...

Sep 11, 2006
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Brown seaweed contains promising fat fighter, weight reducer

Chemists in Japan have found that brown seaweed, a flavor component used in many Asian soups and salads, contains a compound that appears in animal studies to promote weight loss by reducing the accumulation ...

Sep 11, 2006
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Reducing Expenses, Increasing Profits

A University of Arkansas researcher studied 123 manufacturing firms -- high-tech and non-high-tech -- and found that implementation of information-technology-based supply-chain management systems has an overall positive impact ...

Sep 11, 2006
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New catalyst removes harmful perchlorate from groundwater

Scientists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a new chemical catalyst that uses hydrogen gas to efficiently remove and destroy harmful perchlorate in contaminated groundwater.

Sep 11, 2006
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'Conversation stoppers' fight deadly bacterial infections

Bacterial infections are becoming more deadly worldwide due to increased resistance to antibiotics. Now, chemists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have developed a powerful strategy to fight these deadly ...

Sep 11, 2006
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