Archive: 04/20/2005

World-leading scientific databases now accessible via handhelds

In an industry first, Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) demonstrated the delivery of chemical information, including structures, via live interaction using BlackBerry and other handheld devices at the CAS European conference ...

Apr 20, 2005
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'Nano-bumps' could help repair clogged blood vessels

Biomedical engineers at Purdue University have shown that "vascular stents" used to repair arteries might perform better if their surfaces contained "nano-bumps" that mimic tiny features found in living tissues. The researchers alr ...

Apr 20, 2005
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Signs Of Alien Asteroid Belt

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has spotted what may be the dusty spray of asteroids banging together in a belt that orbits a star like our sun. The discovery offers astronomers a rare glimpse at a distant ...

Apr 20, 2005
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Digital flag furled for home networks

Fox Entertainment Group and IBM are working together on technology that will allow home networks to show copy-protected TV shows, while restricting the shows to their home market. Central to the issue is a broadcast "flag" ...

Apr 20, 2005
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Scientists Develop New Technology To Detect Cancer

Researchers at the University of Liverpool have developed a breakthrough technology that identifies molecular markers in early lung cancer. The new technology, created in collaboration with SEQUENOM, developers of genetic ana ...

Apr 20, 2005
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