Archive: 16/03/2005

New microSD Memory Card - World's Smallest Memory Card

At CTIA WIRELESS 2005 held here today, the SD Card Association (SDA) announced plans to finalize specifications for a new, super-compact memory card this Spring. The microSD card, expected to be the world's smallest memory ...

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Probing the promise and perils of nanoparticles

For all its promise, the prospect of using nanoparticles in biomedical applications and consumer products has raised concerns about possible harmful effects of the miniscule materials. Scientists at the University of Michigan ...

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NASA Tests Show Wing Warping Controls Aircraft at High Speeds

A NASA flight research project, designed to test a derivative of the Wright Brothers' concept of wing-warping to control aircraft turns, indicates the concept works, even at supersonic speeds. This high-tech version of century-old ...

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Purdue finding could help develop clean energy technology

Chemical engineers at Purdue University have made a discovery that may help to improve a promising low-polluting energy technology that combusts natural gas more cleanly than conventional methods. The finding revolves around ...

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Green pigment in old masters a myth

Old masters never used the green pigment copper resinate supposed to be present in their paintings. Dutch art historian Margriet van Eikema Hommes reached this conclusion on the basis of old paint recipes, investigations ...

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Vega on track to meet 2007 deadline

There are just under three years to go to the first launch of a new European launcher - Vega. Last week representatives of over 20 European space industries met at ESA’s European Space Research Institute, ESRIN, just outside ...

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