Archive: 03/15/2005

Miniature Doughnuts

A matter of capillary action: colloid crystals as molds for nanorings It isn't only prospective bridal couples that are interested in rings; engineers and scientists are also fascinated by the apparently near-magical properti ...

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Mouse adapter for hand tremor sufferers

IBM researchers invent a new assitivecomputer mouse adapter to help hand tremor sufferers use personal computers. It eliminates excessive cursor movement, thereby allowing more normal use of a personal computer. ...

Mar 15, 2005 3.3 / 5 (4) 0

Testing miniature silicon chips

Many activities in our daily lives use products and devices based on silicon chips - from computers and televisions to medical equipment and defense systems. As these products and applications become increasingly complex ...

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Quantum computing: No turning back

The first realizations of 'cluster states' and cluster-state quantum computation are reported in Nature this week (10 March issue, pp169-176). This represents a significant move from theory to reality for an alternative approa ...

Mar 15, 2005 2.3 / 5 (3) 0

Digital memory enters a new phase

With the recent explosion in the popularity of digital music, digital photography and even digital video, the demand for faster, higher-capacity and cheaper computer memory has never been greater. Writing in the April issue ...

Mar 15, 2005 3 / 5 (1) 0

Neutrino To Be Lucky Catch

Neutrinos released in Switzerland are due to be caught in Italy under the international project OPERA. The system of detectors for identifying these mysterious particles is developed by a joint effort of Russian and Ukrainian ...

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World's Largest Computing Grid Surpasses 100 Sites

Today, the Large Hadron Collider Computing Grid (LCG) project announced that the computing Grid it is operating now includes more than 100 sites in 31 countries. This makes it the world’s largest international scientific ...

Mar 15, 2005 2 / 5 (1) 0
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