Archive: 16/05/2005

Nextel and Motorola Announce the Motorola i275 Camera Phone

Nextel Communications and Motorola Inc. today announced the Motorola i275, a camera phone that offers many ways for customers to communicate and express themselves, all in an easy-to-use and compact design. is solidly built ...

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Global wind map identifies wind power potential

A new global wind power map has quantified global wind power and may help planners place turbines in locations that can maximize power from the winds and provide widely available low-cost energy. After analyzing more than ...

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Deep Impact correction maneuver successful

Fifty-nine days before going head-to-head with comet Tempel 1, NASA's Deep Impact spacecraft successfully executed the second trajectory correction maneuver of the mission. The burn further refined the spacecraft's trajectory, ...

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Biologists search for 'half-fusion'

Every living cell is surrounded by a membrane, a thin barrier that separates the genetic machinery of life from the non-living world outside. Though barriers, membranes are not impervious. Cells use a complex hierarchy of ...

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Engineers Discover Way to Link Plastic to Biological Materials

Engineers at The University of Texas at Austin have found a way to modify a plastic to anchor molecules that promote nerve regeneration, blood vessel growth or other biological processes. In the study led by Dr. Christine ...

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Water: the Solvent of Choice

Miscibility not required: chemical reactions "on water" faster than in organic solvents We all know what it means to put something "on ice", but what is a chemical reaction "on water"? This new expression has been coined ...

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