Archive: 06/18/2008

New computer does Windows 3,000 times faster

The most powerful Windows-based computer in Europe is being installed in Sweden's Umeå University. Nicknamed "Akka", the supercomputer incorporates IBM Power microprocessors, Cell Broadband Engines and Intel processors and ...

dateJun 18, 2008 in Hardware
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First digital music made in Manchester

Computer scientists and engineers at The University of Manchester took part in the first ever recording of digital music in the early 1950s, it has been revealed.

dateJun 18, 2008 in Software
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Researchers explain nitrogen paradox in forests

Nitrogen is essential to all life on Earth, and the processes by which it cycles through the environment may determine how ecosystems respond to global warming. But certain aspects of the nitrogen cycle in temperate and tropical ...

dateJun 18, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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Worm-like marine animal providing

[B]The marine invertebrate amphioxus offers baseline information for genetic roots of vertebrate innovation such as the adaptive immune system[/B] Research on the genome of a marine creature led by scientists at ...

dateJun 18, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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