Archive: 06/15/2006

Organ donor club grows, has critics

A new U.S.-based organ donor club has potential recipients anteing up their own organs for membership while doctors say the plan is unethical.

dateJun 15, 2006 in
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Broadband Report: Dixie Chicks' new home

Being vocal against the Iraqi War and President Bush and subsequently having country music stations throughout the heartland ban their music, the Dixie Chicks are having a little trouble -- not with sales of their latest ...

dateJun 15, 2006 in Telecom
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Net-neutrality debate reaching tempest

Internet users could soon feel the aftershock of a decision the Federal Communications Commission made last August. The FCC placed phone companies in a class with cable services, freeing them from decades-old nondiscrimination ...

dateJun 15, 2006 in Internet
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Nano World: Metal foams for catalysis

Metal foams made of grains and pores only nanometers or billionths of a meter wide are lighter than Styrofoam, enough to float on water. The extraordinarily high surface areas these unprecedented foams possess suggest they ...

dateJun 15, 2006 in Nanomaterials
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Correlating Space and Time

“The method we have proposed,” says Evgeny Shchukin, “is an extension of the well-known balanced homodyning scheme.” However, unlike the standard scheme used for measuring radiation fields, the scheme developed by ...

dateJun 15, 2006 in General Physics feature
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