Archive: 17/08/2005

Microwavable chips for wireless communication

A recent EU project designed and developed a new demonstrator microchip that will dramatically cut the cost of producing new wireless products and could mean that a whole range of existing products will be enabled for wireless ...

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Saturn’s rings have own atmosphere

Data from the NASA/ESA/ASI Cassini spacecraft indicate that Saturn's majestic ring system has its own atmosphere - separate from that of the planet itself.

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The Web: Home-sales rules changing

Is it going to be harder in the future for you to buy, or sell, residential real estate over the Internet? Some experts think so. In interviews with UPI's The Web column, real-estate agents and lawyers say new regulations ...

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View from the Top: E-Commerce grows up

[B]Do search engines make online shopping easier? [/B] Many industry watchers consider this year as the 10th anniversary of e-commerce. Internet access is now nearly ubiquitous in the United States with rapidly proliferating ...

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Nanotechnology under the microscope

It has been hailed by some as a revolutionary science — and by others as a threat to mankind. The technology which spawned fears of unstoppable 'grey goo' taking over the planet and inspired the bestselling Michael Crichton ...

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