Archive: 12/2/2005

Most online shopping done by a few

Do you ever get the feeling that just a few people are doing most of the online shopping? Well this looks to be true, reports analyst firm Nielsen//NetRatings, which released a survey Friday showing that the heaviest online ...

Dec 02, 2005 not rated yet 0

NJIT mathematician to study thin film science

Ever wonder how manufacturers produce the thinnest and finest materials for cell phone displays and even smaller electronic products? If so, you are entering the burgeoning new world of "thin film" science and the life work ...

Dec 02, 2005 3 / 5 (2) 0

Facebook connecting more than students

The Facebook, the fashionable online college social directory, may be connecting more than fellow classmates. With the growing popularity of the Web site, and the sometimes controversial content on student's profiles, schools ...

Dec 02, 2005 3.9 / 5 (8) 0

Samsung Develops Largest Flexible LCD Panel

Samsung Electronics announced that it has developed the world's largest transmissive TFT LCD (thin-film transistor, liquid crystal display), with sufficiently high resolution to display digital television ...

Dec 02, 2005 4.1 / 5 (14) 0

New species of diatom discovered

Lake Superior has a new native resident. It’s been hanging around the shore for years, but until now it was regarded as an intercontinental drifter, not a homegrown local. So say Rebecca Bixby of the University of Georgia ...

Dec 02, 2005 3.8 / 5 (8) 0

Research Urges Drivers to Put Down the Cell Phone

Many of us use our cell phones while driving. We try to be careful. We keep our eyes on traffic and try to maintain a safe distance from the car in front of us while we talk on the phone. There’s no harm, right? Two researchers ...

Dec 02, 2005 3.8 / 5 (5) 0