Archive: 09/14/2005

AMD debuts power-saving processors

U.S. processor maker AMD Wednesday unveiled two low-power processors for high-end embedded customers seeking ways to cut energy consumption.

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ORNL, Princeton partners in five-year fusion project

Knowledge gained by Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers and colleagues through an initiative to begin this fall could answer several long-standing questions and give the United States a competitive edge in the design ...

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UCLA gets $3.75M stem cell research grant

The UCLA Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Medicine has received a three-year, $3.75-million grant to train scientists to conduct stem cell research.

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India prods telecoms to interconnect

The Indian government is urging the country's telecom companies to speed up the process of interconnecting with one another.

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Making plant cells work like miniature factories

The biotech field of genomics gives scientists genetic roadmaps to link certain genes to diseases. The subsequent study of proteins produced by certain genes spawned the field of proteomics. Now, a group of researchers at ...

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New plant finds in andes foretell of ancient climate change

For the third time in as many years, glaciologist Lonnie Thompson has returned from an Andean ice field in Peru with samples from beds of ancient plants exposed for the first time in perhaps as much as 6,500 years. In 2002, ...

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Completely Biological, yet Artificial

Biomaterials are increasingly in demand, needed as materials for implants and prostheses, as "transporters" for drugs, to carry DNA into cells for gene therapy, as supports for the growth of tissue transplants, or for modern ...

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Black hole in search of a home

The detection of a super massive black hole without a massive host galaxy is the surprising result from a large Hubble and VLT study of quasars. This is the first convincing discovery of such an object. One ...

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ICSU: Widen world's scientific capacities

In an unprecedented statement to the U.N. General Assembly, the International Council for Science has urged widening the planet's scientific capacities.

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Study says spyware still stealing data

Spyware is a growing threat to personal data as a new study finds 15 percent of the known threats are capable of copying keystrokes and pinching passwords.

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