Archive: 07/12/2005

Letting the spin loose

A team of scientists at the Weizmann Institute of Science has recently demonstrated conclusively that, in very specific circumstances, spin can become separated from charge and progress independently down a wire Two properties of an elec ...

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Metals take a walk

Scientists in the Organic Chemistry Department of the Weizmann Institute of Science have caught a glimpse of platinum-based complexes 'walking' a path to their destinations Do metal complexes casually stroll around certain ...

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A solution on paper

Weizmann Institute scientist develops a process that one day may yield a solution to the global wastepaper glut One wouldn't expect paper to be a major source of pollution: after all, it's made from wood, which in nature ...

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MIT starts second wireless revolution

Technology being developed at MIT promises to pave the way for the next generation of wireless networks, saving consumers hundreds of billions of dollars over the next 20 years.

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Good Connections Are Everything

Max Planck Scientists discover unusual dynamic properties of activity patterns on scale-free networks The biosphere contains many scale-free networks. Prominent examples are provided by the functional net ...

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Networking: A new world of work

A new world of work is emerging, as networks enable employees to collaborate in ad-hoc teams assembled for specific projects. New collaboration software, developed by Microsoft and others, enables information workers to read, ...

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