Archive: 08/16/2005

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 3.5 / 5 (2) 0

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 2.7 / 5 (3) 0

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 2.5 / 5 (2) 0

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 3.8 / 5 (6) 0

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 ...

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