Archive: 06/23/2005

Robots attend nursery school

Two robots are attending a nursery school at the University of California San Diego so they can learn to play well with the group.

Jun 23, 2005 not rated yet 0

Microbes Can Produce Electrical Nanowires

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have discovered a tiny biological structure that is highly electrically conductive. This breakthrough helps describe how microorganisms can clean up groundwater and produce ...

Jun 23, 2005 3.2 / 5 (6) 0

Unlocking hydrogen's fuel potential

Hydrogen is being touted as the fuel of the future, a clean-burning, renewable and inexpensive replacement for petroleum. But a major stumbling block for hydrogen-powered vehicles is figuring out a way to carry enough hydrogen ...

Jun 23, 2005 4.4 / 5 (7) 0

IBM Previews Faster Off-The-Shelf Supercomputer

IBM announced today details on a planned high-density POWER5 processor-based system for high performance computing. Unveiled today at International Supercomputer Conference 2005, the planned 16-way IBM eServer p5 575 cluster ...

Jun 23, 2005 not rated yet 0

Probing Question: What should I call my boss?

Picture this: You've just been handed your much-needed morning cappuccino by the blue-smocked barista at the office coffee cart. You pivot for your cubicle, only to find yourself face to face with Barkley Bragg, the company ...

Jun 23, 2005 not rated yet 0

Lighter filling in Earth’s core

New experiments conducted by a team led by the Carnegie Institution’s Dr. Jung-Fu Lin suggest that the core of the Earth may contain more light elements than previously thought. The research is published in the June 24, ...

Jun 23, 2005 2.4 / 5 (5) 0

Beam yourself live into the TV

At the Innovations Day on Communication Networks 2005, Siemens and GRUNDY Light Entertainment – a company belonging to the UFA Group, Germany’s largest supplier of television entertainment programming – presented a ...

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Samsung First to Produce 90nm 1 Gb DDR2 DRAM

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, today announced that it has begun mass producing a monolithic 1 Gigabit (Gb) DRAM chip using more operationally efficient and performance-enhancing ...

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What’s Inside a Comet?

On July 4, scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory will witness fantastic fireworks when comet Tempel 1 slams into a space probe at 23,000 miles per hour. Brown University professor and NASA mission member Peter ...

Jun 23, 2005 2.9 / 5 (9) 0