Archive: 06/22/2005

TOP500: IBM Dominates Global Supercomputing

In what has become a closely watched event in the world of high-performance computing, the 25th edition of the TOP500 list of the world’s fastest supercomputers was released today at the 20th International Supercomputing ...

Jun 22, 2005 not rated yet 0

Early mammal could bite like a snake

A small mammal that lived around 60 million years ago had poisonous fangs that enabled it to bite like a snake, the first time that an extinct mammal species has been found with this capacity, a new study says.

Jun 22, 2005 not rated yet 0

AMD introduces new AMD Turion ML-40

AMD today introduced a new level of performance for highly mobile business professionals with AMD Turion 64 mobile technology model ML-40, the latest addition to AMD’s popular 64-bit processor family optimized for ...

Jun 22, 2005 2.8 / 5 (8) 0

The Making and Breaking of Microtubules

Microtubules are active protein polymers critical to the structure and function of cells and the process of cell division. In a living cell their growing ends constantly elongate and retreat in a thrashing ...

Jun 22, 2005 3 / 5 (1) 0

Hummingbird flight an evolutionary marvel

Humans with an appreciation of beauty may have marveled for millennia at the artistry of a darting hummingbird, but scientists announced today that for the first time they can more fully explain how a hummingbird ...

Jun 22, 2005 4.4 / 5 (16) 0

Buckyball aggregates are soluble, antibacterial

Research offers clues about C60 behavior in natural environments In some of the first research to probe how buckyballs will interact with natural ecosystems, Rice University's Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnol ...

Jun 22, 2005 4 / 5 (1) 0