Archive: 12/06/2007

Toshiba Develops New NAND Flash Technology

Toshiba Corporation today announced a new three dimensional memory cell array structure that enhances cell density and data capacity without relying on advances in process technology, and with minimal increase in the chip ...

dateJun 12, 2007 in Semiconductors
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Rescue Robot Tests To Offer Responders High-Tech Help

National Institute of Standards and Technology engineers are organizing the fourth in a series of Response Robot Evaluation Exercises for urban search and rescue (US&R) responders to be held on June 18-22, 2007, at Texas ...

dateJun 12, 2007 in Other
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Study helps preserve Arctic whale, Eskimo subsistence hunt

Research on one of the oldest-living mammals - the bowhead whale - has helped preserve a primary food source for Eskimos in the far reaches of Alaska, and also may provide a useful tool for studying genetic variation in other ...

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Tether Origami

NASA is joining a Japanese team in a space experiment that uses reverse origami to show the way to help keep satellites in their proper orbits, or to return spent rocket stages quickly to Earth.

dateJun 12, 2007 in Space Exploration
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Why an alerted person counts for two

It was already known that people respond faster when prepared. However Dutch researcher Jan-Mathijs Schoffelen has now unravelled the mechanism in the brain behind this phenomenon. Transmitting and receiving neurons synchronise ...

dateJun 12, 2007 in Medical research
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Mathematical model improves reactor efficiency

During his PhD project at Eindhoven University of Technology, Dutch researcher Vinit Chilekar developed a mathematical model for the design of a so-called slurry bubble column. That is a reactor for large-scale chemical processes, ...

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