Archive: 22/07/2005

U.S. microwave-weapon tests revealed

Precautions used to test U.S. military's microwave weapon ADS for crowd control have raised questions about its safety, says a report.

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Perfect 10 tests copyright law

Perfect 10, an online and print-based adult-entertainment company, is testing the limits of copyright-infringement liability in a series of lawsuits against Internet search engines Google and Amazon's A9 that are in preliminary ...

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Mobile WiMax coming soon

A GMC Yukon Denali motors down the road, while the passengers inside simultaneously receive mobile calls over the Internet, and streaming video at up to 2.5 Mbps, on a variety of devices.Cutting-edge? You bet, but that technology ...

dateJul 22, 2005 in
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Nano World: Nanotools face challenges

The market for the instruments and tools needed to work on the nanoscale faces substantial challenges in the future, experts told UPI's Nano World.

dateJul 22, 2005 in
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Satellite Imagery of Watertown Tire Fire

UW-Madison researchers are using satellite imagery to measure the extent of a massive smoke plume rising from a fire at a tire recycling facility in Watertown, Wis.

dateJul 22, 2005 in
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LED Technology in XXL Size — Display Measures Two Meters

Display sizes that were once unthinkable are now possible thanks to Osram Opto Semiconductors’ new backlighting system for displays. A prototype measuring two meters contains 1,120 Golden DRAGON light-emitting diodes (LEDs). ...

dateJul 22, 2005 in
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Clock-work plants

Researchers at the University of Cambridge found that the biological clock in plants increases photosynthesis, helping them grow faster. The biological clock, which allows individual plant cells to estimate the time of day, ...

dateJul 22, 2005 in
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