Archive: 03/22/2005

Snake-like robot conquers obstacles

A virtually unstoppable "snakebot" developed by a University of Michigan team that resembles a high-tech slinky as it climbs pipes and stairs, rolls over rough terrain and spans wide gaps to reach the other ...

Mar 22, 2005 3.6 / 5 (22) 0

Scientists model 'Lord of the Nanorings'

It's possible that no one gets more use out of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's PrairieFire supercomputer, than Xiao Cheng Zeng and his collaborators. In the past five years, they have used PrairieFire to model a lis ...

Mar 22, 2005 2.3 / 5 (4) 0

Big hopes for tiny, new hydrogen storage material

Researchers at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are taking a new approach to "filling up" a fuel cell car with a nanoscale solid, hydrogen storage material. Their discovery could hasten a day ...

Mar 22, 2005 3.1 / 5 (7) 0

Noisy Pictures Tell a Story of 'Entangled' Atoms

Patterns of noise—normally considered flaws—in images of an ultracold cloud of potassium provide the first-ever visual evidence of correlated ultracold atoms, a potentially useful tool for many applications, ...

Mar 22, 2005 3.6 / 5 (5) 0

IBM Introduces New Weapons in the Fight against Spam

IBM today introduced new anti-spam technology to help companies reduce the cost and security risks associated with spam and make existing spam filtering solutions more effective. Dealing with spam is costing businesses a s ...

Mar 22, 2005 4 / 5 (1) 0

African students get web link to MIT labs

Students in Uganda, Tanzania and Nigeria can now perform sophisticated engineering and science experiments at MIT--without ever getting on a plane. "If you can't come to the lab, the lab will come to you," said Jesus del ...

Mar 22, 2005 not rated yet 0

Light may arise from relativity violations

Light as we know it may be a direct result of small violations of relativity, according to new research scheduled for publication online Tuesday (March 22) in the journal Physical Review D. In discussing the work, physics pr ...

Mar 22, 2005 2 / 5 (1) 0
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