Archive: 05/12/2005

AWACSS Hunts Hormones and Pesticides in Drinking Water

Siemens has developed a new portable analysis system for detecting harmful substances in bodies of water. As reported in the latest issue of the company’s research magazine "Pictures of the Future", ...

May 12, 2005
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Atmosphere may cleanse itself better than previously thought

A research team from Purdue University and the University of California, San Diego has found that the Earth’s atmosphere may be more effective at cleansing itself of smog and other damaging hydrocarbons than was once ...

May 12, 2005
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Researchers reveal secrets of snake flight

It seems size does matters after all. But for flying snakes, smaller is better, according to University of Chicago researchers. In the May 15, 2005, issue of the Journal of Experimental Biology, scientists described the ...

May 12, 2005
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Saving virtual lives with nanobots goal of UH-led project

Building and controlling a team of nanobots to seek and destroy infected tissue within a simulated terminally ill patient, a University of Houston computer science student and his teammate have advanced to the 2005 Microsoft ...

May 12, 2005
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Sony's new notebooks go beyond hotspots with WWAN

Sony's new wireless notebooks break the boundaries of wired connections and hotspots. The ultra-portable VAIO T-Series is the first widely available notebook PC with integrated high-speed wireless wide area ...

May 12, 2005
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Microsoft Releases Windows Mobile 5.0

In a packed hall of developers and industry partners at Microsoft® Mobile & Embedded DevCon 2005, Microsoft Corp.'s annual mobile and embedded developers conference, Bill Gates, chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft, ...

May 12, 2005
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New X-ray device using carbon nanotubes

Scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a UNC start-up company, Xintek, Inc., have invented a new X-ray device based on carbon nanotubes that emits a scanning X-ray beam composed of multiple ...

May 12, 2005
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