Archive: 2/11/2005

Stellar Switch-a-roo

Sometimes even scientists can be fooled. In a cosmic bait and switch, astronomers with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory have spotted an enormous star that pulled a fast one while collapsing and left them to figure out why. "Our ...

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Superconducting magnet attracts molecular research

One of the newest – and unequivocally the coolest -- pieces of real estate on the Brandeis University campus is a facility containing a state-of-the-art superconducting magnet for use in researching biological macromolecules ...

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AMD Expands Semiconductor Technology Alliance With IBM

Agreement Now Includes Research and Development of Submicron Process Technologies through 2011, Adds Early-Stage Research on Critical Emerging Technologies Targeted at 32 and 22 Nanometer Generations AMD today announced ...

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Explaining Why the Millennium Bridge Wobbled

Steve Strogatz has a penchant for things that happen in unison. So when the Cornell University professor of theoretical and applied mechanics (and author of the 2003 book "Sync: The Emerging Science of Spontaneous Order") ...

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Briefs: S&P rates Qwest notes at B

Standard & Poor's said Wednesday it has assigned Qwest Communications International's convertible notes due 2025 a B rating.

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Drying African lakes pose health threat

A U.N. report this week warns of unprecedented deterioration of Africa's 677 largest lakes, with Lake Victoria dropping three feet during the past decade.

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