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 ...

Sep 18, 2009
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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.

Sep 18, 2009
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SMOS arrives safely at Russian launch site

After leaving Thales Alenia Space in the south of France on 15 September, ESA’s SMOS Earth Explorer has arrived safely at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia, where it will be prepared for launch ...

Sep 18, 2009
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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 ...

Sep 18, 2009
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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 ...

Sep 18, 2009
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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 ...

Sep 18, 2009
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