Archive: 09/18/2009

Diamonds are a laser's best friend

(PhysOrg.com) -- Tomorrow's lasers may come with a bit of bling, thanks to a new technology that uses man-made diamonds to enhance the power and capabilities of lasers. Researchers in Australia have now demonstrated the first ...

dateSep 18, 2009 in Optics & Photonics
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New Dangers of 'Clubbing Drugs' on the Web

Two University of Hertfordshire academics will release new evidence about the dangers of ‘Spice’ drugs today at the first International Psychonaut Web Mapping Conference in Ancona, Italy.

dateSep 18, 2009 in Other
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Reconstruct Mars automatically in minutes

A computer system is under development that can automatically combine images of the Martian surface, captured by landers or rovers, in order to reproduce a three dimensional view of the red planet. The resulting ...

dateSep 18, 2009 in Space Exploration
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For Sega, future wasn't dreamy

Last week marked a momentous occasion in gaming for me and I am sure for many others as well. Sept. 9 was the 10th anniversary of the release of Sega Dreamcast. Yes, yes, I know. It got whupped in a very ...

dateSep 18, 2009 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Memories of the way they used to be

A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla have developed a safe strategy for reprogramming cells to a pluripotent ...

dateSep 18, 2009 in Biotechnology
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