Archive: 06/13/2007

Deadly frog fungus found in Japan

A deadly parasitic fungus that has been killing frogs around the world has has been found in wild frogs in Japan for the first time.

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Atlantis Astronauts Making 2nd Spacewalk

Astronauts Pat Forrester and Steve Swanson kicked off STS-117’s second spacewalk at 2:28 p.m. EDT today. The objectives of the excursion are to continue preparing the newly installed Starboard 3 and 4 (S3/S4) ...

dateJun 13, 2007 in Space Exploration
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Spitzer Searches for the Origins of Life

Astronomers suspect the early Earth was a very harsh place. Temperatures were extreme, and the planet was constantly bombarded by cosmic debris. Many scientists believe that life's starting materials, or building ...

dateJun 13, 2007 in Astronomy
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IMEC advancing state-of-the-art in FinFETs

At this week’s VLSI Symposium, IMEC presents significant progress in the manufacturability, circuit performance and reliability of FinFETs. The results advance FinFET process technology towards being a candidate ...

dateJun 13, 2007 in Semiconductors
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Two more active moons around Saturn

Saturn’s moons Tethys and Dione are flinging great streams of particles into space, according to data from the NASA/ESA/ASI Cassini mission to Saturn. The discovery suggests the possibility of some sort ...

dateJun 13, 2007 in Astronomy
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