Archive: 19/03/2009

Fetal alcohol syndrome testing expands

Improved technology, partnerships and collaboration across two provinces have allowed Queen's University scientists to dramatically expand the use of eye-movement tests that help identify and assess children with Fetal Alcohol ...

dateMar 19, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Graphene could lead to faster chips

( -- New research findings at MIT could lead to microchips that operate at much higher speeds than is possible with today's standard silicon chips, leading to cell phones and other communications systems that ...

dateMar 19, 2009 in General Physics
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Ancient cultures a click away

( -- Portals used to launch you, Stargate-style, to bizarre places brought to life by science fiction writers. Today, thanks to European research, portals can take you to fascinating virtual destinations - both ...

dateMar 19, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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GOCE satellite: Critical operations ongoing

( -- After liftoff 17 March, ESA's GOCE spacecraft is performing very well, having achieved an extremely accurate injection altitude of 283.5 km, just 1.5 km lower than planned. The Mission Control Team is now ...

dateMar 19, 2009 in Space Exploration
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