Archive: 03/2/2007

Frozen lightning: NIST's new nanoelectronic switch

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have demonstrated a prototype nanoscale electronic switch that works like lightning—except for the speed. Their proof-of-concept experiments ...

Mar 02, 2007
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Rosetta, New Horizons team up

ESA and NASA are mounting a joint campaign to observe Jupiter over the next few weeks with two different spacecraft. Rosetta will watch the big picture from its current position near Mars, whilst New Horizons ...

Mar 02, 2007
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GIOVE-A navigation signal available to users

The GIOVE-A Signal-in-Space Interface Control Document, the document that gives the technical details of the signals transmitted by the GIOVE-A satellite, has been released. This will allow receiver manufacturers ...

Mar 02, 2007
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Little Rafts Battle Anthrax

Whether as a bioweapon or as a “mere” animal epidemic, anthrax is a serious threat. A team of Canadian and American researchers has now developed a method to increase the effectiveness of an anthrax toxin inhibitor.

Mar 02, 2007
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Treating male infertility with stem cells

New research has examined the usefulness of bone marrow stem cells for treating male infertility, with promising results. The related report by Lue et al, “Fate of bone marrow stem cells transplanted into the testis: potential ...

Mar 02, 2007
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