Archive: 20/12/2009

Google gets digital foothold in France

Despite fierce resistance to Google's plans to digitise the world's books, observers say it is well placed to start scanning Europe's cultural treasures -- beginning in France, where the US giant got a digital foothold this ...

dateDec 20, 2009 in Internet
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Next generation lens promises more control

( -- Duke University engineers have created a new generation of lens that could greatly improve the capabilities of telecommunications or radar systems to provide a wide field of view and greater detail.

dateDec 20, 2009 in Condensed Matter
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Faster, cheaper DNA sequencing method developed

( -- Boston University biomedical engineers have devised a method for making future genome sequencing faster and cheaper by dramatically reducing the amount of DNA required, thus eliminating the expensive, time-consuming ...

dateDec 20, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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