Archive: 06/23/2006

Globe Talk: Web not answer to all just yet

Make no mistake. There's no turning back on the Internet. But while shopping, dating or watching videos online is fast becoming the norm, some people are realizing that there's a limit to how much the World Wide Web can actually ...

dateJun 23, 2006 in Internet
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Wireless World: Lifestyle now for boaters

Captain Roger Sardina navigates the Sea Ray Run, a 40-foot-long Sundancer motor boat made by Brunswick, through the "Danger Spot A" of Burham Harbor on Lake Michigan, using the wireless global positioning system. We've just ...

dateJun 23, 2006 in Telecom
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New method sorts nanotubes by size

Rice University scientists have developed the first method for sorting semiconducting carbon nanotubes based on their size, a long-awaited development that could form the basis of a nanotube purification system ...

dateJun 23, 2006 in Nanomaterials
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Physicists size up the 'unitarity triangle'

B factory experiments at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) in the USA and at the High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK) in Japan have reached a new milestone in the quest to understand ...

dateJun 23, 2006 in General Physics
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How plants avoid feeling the burn

Too much sun – for plants as well as people – can be harmful to long-term health. But to avoid the botanical equivalent of "lobster tans," plants have developed an intricate internal defense mechanism, called photoprotection, ...

dateJun 23, 2006 in
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