Archive: 12/14/2005

A new era for track etching technologies

A new spin-off of Université Catholique de Louvain is using second generation track etched technology and sees very wide applications such as circulator, (bio)sensors, lab on a chip, high troughput screening, microwaves ...

Dec 14, 2005
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Energy prices pushing shoppers online

More than one out of every three online households said rising energy prices would alter their holiday shopping this season, a survey found.

Dec 14, 2005
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Links found between happiness and health

Carnegie Mellon University scientists say there's growing evidence positive emotions such as happiness are linked with good health and increased longevity.

Dec 14, 2005
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Preserved ancient mural found in Guatemala

Archaeologists say they've uncovered an elegantly painted well-preserved 2,000-year-old, 30-foot-long mural in a ceremonial chamber beneath a Guatemalan jungle pyramid.

Dec 14, 2005
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Samsung Now Mass Producing 50-percent Faster Graphics Memory

Samsung Electronics announced today that it is mass producing the fastest graphics memory device in the world - a 900 MHz Graphics Double Data Rate 3 (GDDR3) chip. The device - already being used in graphics cards for PCs, ...

Dec 14, 2005
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GPS systems get smaller

It used to be that in order to have a GPS system, you had to shell out big dollars on luxury vehicles. Thanks to improvements in technology, feature-rich navigation systems have become smaller, more portable, and most importantly ...

Dec 14, 2005
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News media criticized in stem cell flap

A group of scientists is criticizing the news media for its reporting on the scientific validity of research into human somatic cell nuclear transfer.

Dec 14, 2005
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Experimental wolf kill program considered

Officials of a gray wolf reintroduction program in New Mexico and Arizona are reportedly considering allowing ranchers to kill problem wolves.

Dec 14, 2005
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Colorado may end Denver tailpipe testing

Colorado's top air pollution official wants the state Air Quality Control Commission to consider eliminating Denver's 10-year-old tailpipe testing program.

Dec 14, 2005
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