Archive: 06/13/2005

Station Crew Gets Resupply Ship This Week

Expedition 11 is busy preparing for the arrival of a new Russian cargo spacecraft. The new Progress cargo ship will arrive at the International Space Station on June 18, bringing extra oxygen supplies and filters for a faulty ...

Jun 13, 2005
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IMEC shows progress in lead-free materials at IMAPS EMPC 2005

IMEC announces advances in identification of lead-free (Pb-free) solder materials in four papers at the 2005 IMAPS European Microelectronics and Packaging Conference (EMPC). Progress is reported in the understanding of the ...

Jun 13, 2005
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Spansion 512Mb NOR Flash Memory Ships In Mobile Phone

Spansion LLC, the Flash memory venture of AMD and Fujitsu Limited, today announced that top French handset manufacturer, SAGEM, has developed the SAGEM myX-8 mobile phone using the Spansion S29GL512N Flash memory device – ...

Jun 13, 2005
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How scanning your finger could save your life

Who would have thought taking a simple scan of your finger could save your life? Unlikely on the face of it, perhaps, but a consortium including Cranfield Impact Centre and Nissan Technical Centre Europe, has developed a p ...

Jun 13, 2005
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$13 million awarded to mount nano-attack on plaque

A partnership of 25 scientists from the College of Engineering at UC Santa Barbara, and The Burnham Institute and The Scripps Research Institute -- both of La Jolla -- have been awarded $13 million to use nanotechnologies ...

Jun 13, 2005
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'Plastic oil' could improve fuel economy in cars, chemists say

Recycled plastic bottles could one day be used to lubricate your car's engine, according to researchers at Chevron and the University of Kentucky, who in laboratory experiments converted waste plastic into lubricating oil. ...

Jun 13, 2005
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Astronomers discover most Earth-like extrasolar planet yet

The world's preeminent planet hunters have discovered the most Earth-like extrasolar planet yet: a possibly rocky world about 7.5 times as massive as the Earth. This hot "super-Earth," just 15 light years awa ...

Jun 13, 2005
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Infineon Supplies Industry's First DDR3 Devices to PC Industry

Drives the Development of Future Memory Generations for Computing and Servers Infineon Technologies AG, a leading supplier of memory products, today announced that it has supplied the industry’s first DDR3 (Double Data Rat ...

Jun 13, 2005
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STMicroelectronics Pioneers Major Breakthrough in SoC Design

Five years of research and development at STMicroelectronics are today revealed by the publication of a book on a novel chip design methodology. In their efforts, the authors of ‘Transaction Level Modeling with SystemC’ have p ...

Jun 13, 2005
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IBM unveils new supercomputer

IBM announced today the launch of the world’s most powerful privately-owned supercomputer, the Watson Blue Gene system, nicknamed BGW, installed at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, N.Y. With a p ...

Jun 13, 2005
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Burden of ageing populations may not be so heavy, study

Many analysts have argued that the ageing populations of developing nations represent an economic time bomb for future generations who will have to work to support them. But these fears may not necessarily be justified, according ...

Jun 13, 2005
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