Archive: 24/06/2005

Rural drivers using cell phones are likely to cause accidents

Rural drivers using cell phones while driving are nearly four times more likely to cause automobile accidents than rural drivers not using cell phones, according to a new study by the Western Transportation Institute based ...

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New Software Changes Wireless Technology Functions on Demand

Taking wireless technology to the next level, NASA is leading the way in the field of Software Defined Radio, or SDR, a wireless technology that gives an electronic device the ability to quickly and easily perform new functions ...

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New book highlights status of research into carbon nanotubes

'Applied Physics of Carbon Nanotubes' is aimed at scientists, engineers and investors Since their discovery 14 years ago, carbon nanotubes have captured the imagination of scientists and lay people alike. The science of ...

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Studies showcase superconductivity savvy at UH

Four graduate students present award-winning, multidisciplinary work at recent competition Furthering superconductivity and related research, University of Houston students in science and engineering showcased their original ...

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Detour: Planetary Construction Zone Ahead

Interstellar travelers might want to detour around the star system TW Hydrae to avoid a messy planetary construction site. Astronomer David Wilner of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) and his colleagues ...

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Students locate Civil War ship

Students at East Carolina University have located the remains of a U.S. warship that tried to wrest control of the Roanoke River from the Confederacy.

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Antarctic Telescope High On Australian New Wishlist

Astronomers hope to kick-start their long-running push to build a telescope in Antarctica in the latest 10-year plan for Australian astronomy. A draft version of the so-called decadal plan will be discussed at the annual ...

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