Archive: 01/21/2005

Nanosys, Sharp to Develop Nanotechnology-Enabled Fuel Cells

Nanosys, Inc. announced it entered into a collaborative agreement with Sharp Corporation of Osaka, Japan to develop nanotechnology enabled fuel cells incorporating Nanosys' proprietary nanostructure technology. Under the terms of the ag ...

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High-capacity 6 GB 1-inch Hard Drive

Western Digital Corp.announced Jan. 19 that the company will enter the market for miniature hard drives with a family of 1-inch drives that enable a variety of handheld consumer devices, which are experiencing ...

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Researcher: Global warming not to blame for tsunami

The shock and awe resulting from the massive tsunami that hit Indian Ocean nations Dec. 26 has left many wondering what could have caused such a disaster – and if there is anything humans can do to control or mitigate future ...

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Einstein’s brain

During his life, Albert Einstein made some of the world’s greatest scientific discoveries. However, the location of his brain, which was controversially removed by the pathologist Dr Thomas Harvey upon Einstein’s ...

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Birth of a Black Hole

The NASA-led Swift mission has detected and imaged its first gamma-ray burst, likely the birth cry of a brand new black hole. The bright and long burst occurred on January 17. It was in the midst of exploding, as ...

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Comic Book Engineering

ASME has launched a new comic strip series to introduce and educate young readers about the history and contributions of mechanical engineering. Each month throughout 2005, the Web-based "funnies" will feature entertaining ...

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DNA molecules used to assemble nanoparticles

University of Michigan researchers have developed a faster, more efficient way to produce a wide variety of nanoparticle drug delivery systems, using DNA molecules to bind the particles together. Nanometer-sc ...

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Timing is everything: First step in protein building revealed

Timing is everything, it seems, even in science. A team led by Johns Hopkins scientists has unraveled the first step in translating genetic information in order to build a protein, only to find that it's not one step but ...

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New worm thinly disguised as CNN breaking news headlines

Virus researchers at Sophos have identified a new worm which poses as information on the latest news stories. Crowt-A(W32/Crowt-A) takes its subject lines, message content and attachment names from headlines gathered in real-time ...

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