Archive: 07/20/2005

Nanotech tools a $700M market

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The instruments and tools needed to work on the nanoscale could, even when excluding the semiconductor industry, will form a $700 million market by 2008, experts told UPI's Nano World.

Jul 20, 2005 2.5 / 5 (2) 0

Fingernails may someday store information

Japanese scientists are working to place microscopic information on fingernails with the goal of one day replacing credit cards, Nature.com reported. The team has only managed the feat on nail clippings so far, but they hop ...

Jul 20, 2005 1 / 5 (1) 0

Rare astronomical alignment observed

In a feat of astronomical and terrestrial alignment, a group of scientists from MIT (Cambridge, Mass.) and Williams College (Williamstown, Mass.) recently succeeded in observing distant Pluto's tiny moon, Charon, hide a star. ...

Jul 20, 2005 2.7 / 5 (3) 0
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