Archive: 05/18/2011

Nuclear magnetic resonance with no magnets

Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) is a powerful tool for chemical analysis and, in the form of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), an indispensable technique for medical diagnosis. But its uses have been limited ...

dateMay 18, 2011 in General Physics
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LinkedIn IPO stirs Internet bubble fears

LinkedIn, the professional-networking website firm, said Tuesday it expects to be worth as much as $4 billion when it goes public soon, sparking fears of another Internet bubble. ...

dateMay 18, 2011 in Business
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Mastodon skull discovered in Chile

A perfectly preserved skull of a mastodon -- a relative of today's elephant -- was found here during excavation work at a water treatment plant, one of the scientists involved in the discovery said Tuesday.

dateMay 18, 2011 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Google to expand ultra-fast broadband to KC, Mo.

More than a month after Kansas City, Kan., announced it would be the first place to get Google's ultra-fast broadband service, Kansas City, Mo., leaders declared their city the envy of the entire world after the search engine ...

dateMay 18, 2011 in Telecom
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Could the Internet spell the end of snow days?

(AP) -- Could the Internet mean the end of snow days? Some schools think so, and they are experimenting with ways for students to do lessons online during bad weather, potentially allowing classes to go on ...

dateMay 18, 2011 in Internet
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