Archive: 12/22/2004

TEAC Introduces New External 3.5 Inch and 2.5 Inch Slim HDDs

TEAC, a premier manufacturer of DVD-Recorders, CD-RW, CD-RW/DVDROM Drives, DVD-ROM, CD-ROM, Internal and USB Floppy Drives, USB Flash Drives, and Duplicators, announces the launch of its new line of External 3.5" USB 2.0, USB2.0 ...

Dec 22, 2004
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Boeing Delta IV Heavy Launch Successful

The Boeing Delta IV Heavy made its first flight today achieving the major test objectives despite placing its demonstration satellite in a lower than expected orbit. The Delta IV Heavy lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air For ...

Dec 22, 2004
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Discovery of new type of dust leads to new quasar ideas

In a paper published in the Astrophysical Journal, a team of astronomers led by Martin Gaskell of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln announced that they have detected evidence of a previously unlooked-for type of microscopic ...

Dec 22, 2004
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Plasma HDTV Tops Holiday Wish Lists

What’s the "most wanted" gift on everyone’s wish list? According to a new national survey conducted for Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company, plasma HDTVs are the hot item this holiday season. The survey ...

Dec 22, 2004
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Invention for Detection and Precise Quantification of Molecules

Researchers at The Molecular Sciences Institute revealed means for sensitive detection and precise quantification of arbitrarily designated molecules. The work is published in the current issue of Nature Methods. The Cover Arti ...

Dec 22, 2004
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NSTI announces schedule for 8th Annual Nanotech 2005 Conference

PhysOrg.com is an official media sponsor of Nanotech 2005 conference The Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI) today announced the schedule for its Nanotech 2005 Conference and Trade Show (http://www.nanotech2005.com), taking place in Anahe ...

Dec 22, 2004
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Further step forward for Galileo

The Galileo project is now well and truly taking shape, with today's signing of a second contract concerning the In-Orbit Validation (IOV) phase, following that signed in July 2003 for two test satellites. The European Spa ...

Dec 22, 2004
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More Stormy Weather on Titan

Titan, it turns out, may be a very stormy place. In 2001, a group of astronomers led by Henry Roe, now a postdoctoral scholar at the California Institute of Technology, discovered methane clouds near the south p ...

Dec 22, 2004
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As robots learn to imitate

Can robots learn to communicate by studying and imitating humans' gestures? That's what MIRROR's researchers aimed to find out by studying how infants and monkeys learn complex acts such as grasping and transferring it to ...

Dec 22, 2004
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New graphic displays for the blind

The micro robotic group at the caesar research center has recently been awarded one of three research prizes by the ONCE foundation in Madrid. The ONCE foundation is dedicated to the social integration of the ...

Dec 22, 2004
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World's smallest joystick for handheld products

Varatouch, the leading designer of innovative input devices for consumer electronics products, announces the availability of a reference design kit for rapid development of analog joysticks for handheld devices. ...

Dec 22, 2004
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A Breeze from the Stars

by Dr. Tony Phillips Every year in early December, something happens that can throw your horoscope out of whack. The sun enters Ophiuchus, the little-known 13th house of the zodiac. You've probably heard of Ca ...

Dec 22, 2004
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