Archive: 12/22/2006

Slower light could mean faster computers

IBM today announced its researchers have built a device capable of delaying the flow of light on a silicon chip, a requirement to one day allow computers to use optical communications to achieve better performance.

dateDec 22, 2006 in General Physics
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Adenine ‘Tails’ Make Tailored Anchors for DNA

Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the Naval Research Laboratory and the University of Maryland have demonstrated a deceptively simple technique for chemically bonding single ...

dateDec 22, 2006 in
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Bears not sleeping during warm winter

Scientists, calling it another sign of climate change, say European brown bears have stopped hibernating in the mountains of northern Spain.

dateDec 22, 2006 in
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