Archive: 18/04/2005

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 evaluating ...

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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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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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Magma, NEC to Collaborate on 65-nm Design

Magma Design Automation Inc., a provider of semiconductor design software, today announced that it has expanded its relationship with NEC Electronics, a leading supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions. Under the terms ...

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Space debris mitigation: the case for a code of conduct

There is a lot of junk orbiting the Earth and the problem will worsen unless there are changes in how spacecraft operators operate. But it is not all doom and gloom. The first steps toward a comprehensive solution are already ...

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