Archive: 10/16/2008

Martian Polar Layer Erosion Looks Striking

( -- An odd, solitary hill rising part-way down an eroding slope in Mars' north polar layered terrain may be the remnant of a buried impact crater, suggests a University of Arizona planetary scientist ...

Oct 16, 2008
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Better beer: College team creating anticancer brew

College students often spend their free time thinking about beer, but a group of Rice University students are taking it to the next level. They're using genetic engineering to create beer that contains resveratrol, a chemical ...

Oct 16, 2008
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Intel Ships Enterprise-Class Solid-State Drives

Intel Corp. has begun shipping its highest- performing solid-state drive (SSD), the Intel X-25E Extreme SATA Solid-State Drive, aimed at server, workstation and storage systems. Unlike mechanical drives, the ...

Oct 16, 2008
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Digital TV Transition Will Be Messy

( -- The pending mandatory switch of all U.S. televisions to digital will be messy, a federal communications official said on Tuesday, urging broadcasters to step up local efforts to educate the ...

Oct 16, 2008 weblog
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Smart fabrics make clever (medical) clothing

( -- European researchers have developed a smart fabric that can monitor muscular overload and help prevent repetitive strain injury or RSI. But that is just the beginning. The team is also exploring a pregnancy ...

Oct 16, 2008
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