Archive: 02/2/2006

Stable polymer nanotubes may have a biotech future

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have created polymer nanotubes that are unusually long (about 1 centimeter) as well as stable enough to maintain their shape indefinitely. ...

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Enhanced LIDAR improves range, vibration measures

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have demonstrated the use of an ultrafast laser "frequency comb" system for improved remote measurements of distance and vibration. The technology, ...

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New design for transistors powered by single electrons

Scientists have demonstrated the first reproducible, controllable silicon transistors that are turned on and off by the motion of individual electrons. The experimental devices, designed and fabricated at NTT ...

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Europe, India to build telecom satellite

Europe and India are teaming up to build a new telecommunications satellite that will provide various services to about half of the world starting in 2008.

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XM Radio set to battle Apple's iPod

XM Radio announced today that it will launch "GRAMMY Radio," a dedicated channel providing unmatched coverage of GRAMMY week events.

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FCC wireless auction begins June 29

The Federal Communications Commission will auction advanced wireless service (AWS) licenses for the United States in late June.

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Eyes on Huawei-Nortel broadband deal

Nortel's decision to tie up with China's Huawei Technologies to develop broadband access is seen as a good deal for the Canadian telecommunications group. Yet some industry analysts are questioning whether the same could ...

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'Competitive' initiative may lack steam

To revive America's leadership in technology and innovation, President Bush in his State of the Union address proposed multibillion-dollar funding in science and tech research and development, possibly signaling a renew interest ...

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