Archive: 10/20/2005

Magnetic nanoparticles assembled into long chains

Chains of 1 million magnetic nanoparticles have been assembled and disassembled in a solution of suspended particles in a controlled way, scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) ...

Oct 20, 2005
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Apple Introduces Power Mac G5 Quad & Power Mac G5 Dual

Apple today unveiled its new Power Mac G5 desktop line featuring the Power Mac G5 Quad, providing quad-core processing with two 2.5 GHz dual-core PowerPC G5 processors. All Power Mac G5 models now feature ...

Oct 20, 2005
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Trained wasps may be used to detect bombs, bugs, bodies and more

An unusual device that uses trained wasps, rather than trained dogs, to detect specific chemical odors could one day be used to find hidden explosives, plant diseases, illegal drugs, cancer and even buried bodies, according ...

Oct 20, 2005
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How to find a black hole

Black holes. Just the name evokes mystery and intrigue. But do they really exist? Scientists have discovered at least 20 objects in 20 different galaxies that are potential black holes and may contain event hor ...

Oct 20, 2005 feature
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Kenyan park is focus of political fight

A dispute is flaring between the Kenyan government and a group of conservationists and environmentalists regarding Amboseli National Park.

Oct 20, 2005
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New Zealand cuts back on payphones

New Zealand Telecom said Thursday it will remove about 400 payphones this year to modernize its payphone network.

Oct 20, 2005
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Nokia's latest 'L'Amour' fashion mobile phone collection

Continuing to push the boundaries of mobile phone design, Nokia has introduced a collection of three trend-inspired mobile phones, the Nokia 7360, Nokia 7370 and Nokia 7380. Each model in the L'Amour Collection ...

Oct 20, 2005
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Brain researchers explain why old habits die hard

Habits help us through the day, eliminating the need to strategize about each tiny step involved in making a frothy latte, driving to work and other complex routines. Bad habits, though, can have a vice grip ...

Oct 20, 2005
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News from a space phantom

A phantom, which was outside the International Space Station for a year and a half, is now inside with the ISS crew. However this is no ghost story but a serious set of scientific experiments to monitor radiation ...

Oct 20, 2005
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Researchers make cell biology quantitative

Yale researchers have reported a method to count the absolute number of individual protein molecules inside a living cell, and to measure accurately where they are located, two basic hurdles for studying biology ...

Oct 20, 2005
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