Archive: 06/2/2009

Lawsuits over wolf hunting filed in Mont., Wyo.

(AP) -- A pair of federal judges will decide which states in the Northern Rockies have enough gray wolves to allow public hunting, as the bitter debate over the region's wolves heads to courts in Wyoming and Montana.

Jun 02, 2009
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Insomniac flies resemble sleep-deprived humans

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have created a line of fruit flies that may someday help shed light on the mechanisms that cause insomnia in humans. The flies, which only get a small fraction ...

Jun 02, 2009
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Flexible memristor: Memory with a twist (w/Video)

Electronic memory chips may soon gain the ability to bend and twist as a result of work by engineers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. As reported in the July 2009 issue of IEEE Electron Device Letters,* the en ...

Jun 02, 2009
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Mini beamer in a cellphone or PDA

(PhysOrg.com) -- Looking at photos on a cellphone display can be somewhat arduous. A new mini beamer will make it easier. The beamer is so small that it can be integrated in a cellphone or a PDA. As it does ...

Jun 02, 2009
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Transparent solar cells

(PhysOrg.com) -- If solar cells were transparent they could be fitted to windows and building facades. Physical modeling helps in the development of suitable materials for transparent electronics and thus ...

Jun 02, 2009
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Interactive Data Eyeglasses

(PhysOrg.com) -- The data eyeglasses can read from the engineer's eyes which details he needs to see on the building plans. A CMOS chip with an eye tracker in the microdisplay makes this possible. The eyeglasses ...

Jun 02, 2009
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