Archive: 04/18/2005

Toshiba Achieves Breakthrough in Flatbed 3-D Display

Toshiba Corporation announced a new display technology that allows 3-D images to be viewed on a flatbed display without any need for special glasses. Viewing the display from an angle allows the viewer to ...

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NASA Seeks Public Input on Prometheus

NASA's Prometheus program is looking for input on the possibility of developing a space nuclear reactor. Prometheus Nuclear Systems & Technology, along with Department of Energy's Office of Naval Reactors, is ...

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Researchers find new giant amphibian fossils in Africa

Two new 250-million-year-old species of large, meat-eating amphibians have been discovered by researchers, including investigators from McGill University. Their findings, published in the last issue of Nature, describe the ...

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Evidence Suggests a Possible New Phase of Ice

Researchers at the National Synchrotron Radiation Research Center (NSRRC) announced that they have obtained spectroscopic evidence suggesting that a possible new phase of ice may exist at temperatures between ...

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Probing Question: What do astronauts eat in space?

Freeze-dried cubes and unpleasant powders? Try shrimp cocktail and butterscotch pudding. These are only a couple of the items now on the galactic menu thanks to NASA's Food Technology Commercial Space Center (FTCSC), located ...

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Five giant impact basins reveal the ancient equator of Mars

Since the time billions of years ago when Mars was formed, it has never been a spherically symmetric planet, nor is it composed of similar materials throughout, say scientists who have studied the planet. Since its formation, ...

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Research Reveals How Materials Direct Cell Response

New Georgia Tech research indicates how cells “sense” differences in biomaterial surface chemistry. The findings explain how biomaterials influence cells and could be used to develop new classes of materials to improve ...

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