Archive: 05/24/2005

Nano-Grating DVDs could store 100 times more

Iomega Corporation today announced that the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) recently issued two highly notable patents to Iomega for its work with nano-technology and optical data storage, and external storage ...

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Polymer grid technology a boon for bridges

When the long-awaited Highway 151 bypass around Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, opens later this year, vehicles traveling northbound will cross DeNeveu Creek on a bridge like no other in the country. Externally, the bridge looks ide ...

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Nanotech Researchers Develop High-Tech 'Smart Textile'

Researchers at North Carolina State University are using emerging breakthroughs in nanotechnology to develop layers of "smart textiles" that will not only keep first responders and the military safe without sacrificing com ...

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Rovers Continue Martian Missions

NASA's Mars rover Opportunity is trying to escape from a sand trap, while its twin, Spirit, has been busy finding new clues to a wet and violent early Martian history. "Spirit has finally found the kind of ...

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Philips announces new Bluetooth audio and voice solution

Royal Philips Electronics makes the world of the Connected Consumer even more enjoyable with the introduction of a new, simple to use Bluetooth 1.2 Stereo headset reference design. This Bluetooth stereo solution provides ...

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Solar Fireworks Signal New Space Weather Mystery

The most intense burst of solar radiation in five decades accompanied a large solar flare on January 20. It shook space weather theory and highlighted the need for new forecasting techniques, according to several presentations ...

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'Wet' Electrons Provide Easiest Way to Transport Charge

Technology has potential to produce clean fuel "if we could make it more efficient" The task of transporting electrical charges between metal-oxide and water phases is critical in such technologies as catalysis, sensors, and e ...

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