Archive: 02/21/2005

Hydrogen energy project achieves breakthrough

A new hydrogen storage technology being commercialised by The University of Queensland spin-off company, Hydrexia Pty Ltd, could propel hydrogen gas into the mass market as an alternative green fuel. Hydrexia was established ...

Feb 21, 2005
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Whole genome fine map of rice completed

Rice is a staple crop for more than half of the world's population, and it was hoped that the availability of its genome sequence might enable scientists to develop more productive and environment friendly rice ...

Feb 21, 2005
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Intel Desktop Processors Get 64-Bit Support

Intel Corporation announced the availability of five new processors for desktop computers that deliver entertainment and IT benefits for consumers and businesses. When coupled with the widely adopted Intel® 925/915 Express ...

Feb 21, 2005
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Climate change to bring a wave of new health risks

As a result, governments and health officials need to begin to think about how to respond to an anticipated increase in the number and scope of climate-related health crises, ranging from killer heat waves and famine, to ...

Feb 21, 2005
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Artificial photosynthesis for future energy producion

Nature utilizes energy from the sun for its production. Some algae produce hydrogen from water with the help of solar energy. So why not imitate nature to extract renewable energy without harming the environment? The EU ...

Feb 21, 2005
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Muons in search for hidden pyramid chambers

Earth is showered constantly by particles called muons that are created by cosmic rays, and clever scientists are finding ways to use them as probes of dense objects, including a massive pyramid in Mexico and volcanoes in ...

Feb 21, 2005
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