Archive: 24/12/2008

Four Out of Six Apollos

( -- Their names are now part of exploration history - Sea of Tranquility, Ocean of Storms, Frau Mauro, Hadley Rille, Descartes and Taurus-Littrow. They are the sites on the lunar surface visited by America's ...

dateDec 24, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Software eases flow to fluid power trucks

Eaton Corporation is using IBM modeling software to develop series hydraulic hybrid systems. Replacing a vehicle’s conventional drive train and transmission, the series hydraulic hybrid (SHH) system promises dramatic fuel ...

dateDec 24, 2008 in Software
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Structural study backs new model for the nuclear pore complex

( -- In higher organisms, the genetic material is confined and protected in the cell nucleus. In order for a healthy cell to function, the DNA must send manufacturing orders through the double membrane of the ...

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Unlocking the dynamic web

( -- Most of the knowledge and services potentially available on the worldwide web can’t be accessed through browsers and websites. A new European research project has devised a smart toolkit that unlocks and ...

dateDec 24, 2008 in Computer Sciences
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