Archive: 09/22/2004

A Megapixel Peek into Your Surroundings

Nokia today announced a wireless home monitoring solution with an integrated motion detector, the Nokia Remote Camera. With the ability to capture megapixel-quality images and video clips with sound, even in low-light and outdoor conditions, the Nokia Rem ...

dateSep 22, 2004 in
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New Nokia Smartphone with Megapixel Camera

Nokia today introduced its latest addition to the company's broadening range of megapixel imaging smartphones. Boasting a wide range of productivity features and a megapixel (1152 X 864 pixels) camera, the Nokia 6670 smartphone is ideal for the modern ...

dateSep 22, 2004 in
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Sony Adopts Blu-ray Disc ROM for Next Generation PlayStation

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI),announced today that it had begun preparations to adopt Blu-ray Disc ROM (BD-ROM) format as a medium for the next generation PlayStation®, the successor system to PlayStation®2 c ...

dateSep 22, 2004 in
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NSF Announces Six New Centers for Nanoscale Research

The National Science Foundation (NSF) today announced awards of $69 million over five years to fund six major centers in nanoscale science and engineering. These awards complement eight existing centers established since ...

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What Genesis Solar Particles Can Tell Us

The recent crash of NASA's Genesis space probe may have looked like bad news for scientists, but its cargo of particles captured from the sun should still yield useful information, according to Qing-Zhu Yin, a planetary scientist at UC Davis. ...

dateSep 22, 2004 in
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Scientists find nanowires capable of detecting individual viruses

Findings could point the way to ultra-powerful new diagnostic tools and bioterror detectors Harvard University scientists have found that ultra-thin silicon wires can be used to electrically detect the presence of single viruses, in real time, with near-p ...

dateSep 22, 2004 in
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ISS Crew to be Replaced on October 11

The International Space Station (ISS) crew will stay in orbit for two days longer than planned, Itar-Tass told today. The launching of the Soyuz TMA-5 spaceship has been postponed from October 9 to October 11 due to problems w ...

dateSep 22, 2004 in
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Industry's First Pay-for-Use Computing Grid

Sun Microsystems, Inc. today expanded its vision of "The Network is the Computer" and took its N1 Grid program to a new level by delivering a first-of-its-kind capability for customers to access grids of secure computing ...

dateSep 22, 2004 in
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High Energy Mystery lurks at the Galactic Centre

A mystery lurking at the centre of our own Milky Way galaxy - an object radiating high-energy gamma rays - has been detected by an international team of astronomers. Their research, published today (September 22nd) in the ...

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Chameleon-Chip Adapts Itself and Stays Cool

A microprocessor adapting itself to the actual use and environment. That’s the way to keep the energy consumption of future ‘mobile companions’ within limits and be flexible at the same time. Paul Heysters, who finishes ...

dateSep 22, 2004 in
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