Archive: 08/16/2005

British scientists create nerve stem cells

Scientists at the Universities of Edinburgh and Milan reportedly made the world's first pure nerve stem cells from human embryonic stem cells.

Aug 16, 2005
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Scientists create nanotech simulation tool

Purdue University engineers say they've created a nanotech simulation tool that shows how current flows between silicon atoms and individual molecules.

Aug 16, 2005
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New analytical tool helps detect cancer

Scientists have long used ultra-fine glass tubes known as capillaries to analyze the chemical makeup of substances. Called capillary electrophoresis, or CE, the method applies high voltage to the capillaries, and by measuring ...

Aug 16, 2005
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Galactic survey reveals a new look for the Milky Way

The Milky Way, it turns out, is no ordinary spiral galaxy. According to a massive new survey of stars at the heart of the galaxy by Wisconsin astronomers, including professor of astonomy Edward Churchwell and professor of ...

Aug 16, 2005
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Frank Lloyd Wright church to be geothermal

A nearly 100-year-old Frank Lloyd Wright-designed church near Chicago will reportedly become the first Wright landmark to utilize geothermal energy.

Aug 16, 2005
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Charities changed by technology

The Internet has transformed the way people shop for cars, pick the right stock options and choose the movie they want to see on the weekend -- and now it can be used to help them shop for the right charity. At the same time, ...

Aug 16, 2005
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Universal codec to set sound free

A unique piece of software that will code any piece of recorded music, or speech, for any device, has been created by a team of European researchers.

Aug 16, 2005
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CERN neutrino project on target

Scientists at CERN announced the completion of the target assembly for the CERN neutrinos to Gran Sasso project, CNGS. On schedule for start-up in May 2006, CNGS will send a beam of neutrinos through the Earth to the Gran ...

Aug 16, 2005
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Future of electronics spun on its heels?

New manifestations of Einstein’s theory of special relativity may have practical industrial applications Electron spins controlled by beams of light could pave the way for the next generation of electronic circuitry powered by ...

Aug 16, 2005
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Researchers Develop New Source of Energy Using Nanotechnology

Reaction Can Occur in Microseconds on Surfaces as Small as Microchips Countries across the world continue to search for new ways to create energy. As our current means for energy continue to deplete, thus making them more ...

Aug 16, 2005
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