Archive: 11/10/2005

System sends disaster info via wireless

A bill currently making its way through the U.S. Senate calls for development of a notification system that would use wireless and cellular technology to convey lifesaving information in the event of terrorist attacks and ...

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More 'Hobbit' bones are discovered

Paleontologists digging on the remote Indonesian island of Flores say they've found more bones of Homo floresiensis, a tiny hominin species.

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Brownian motion under the microscope

An international group of researchers from the EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), the University of Texas at Austin and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg, Germany have demonstrated that ...

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Katrina floodwaters not as toxic as feared

Researchers at Louisiana State University say the floodwaters that inundated New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina were not as toxic as feared.

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Atoms Under Control

Max Planck researchers lay the foundations for a distributed quantum computer with the "quasipermanent" storing of an atom between two mirrors Complex computing operations could be greatly accelerated through massive parallel ...

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Can an Electron be in Two Places at the Same Time?

Max Planck Researchers in Berlin show that for electrons from nitrogen molecules, the wave-particle character exists simultaneously. In something akin to a double-slit experiment, scientists at the Fritz Haber Institute ...

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