Archive: 25/02/2005

New NIST reference material reinforces fragile-x screens

A new Standard Reference Material from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) will help clinical genetics labs improve the accuracy of their diagnostic tests for the most common cause of hereditary mental ...

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Robotic March madness to debut at FIRST competition

Approximately 40 robots built by teams of high school students throughout the United States will compete head-to-head at the inaugural FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Boilermaker Regional ...

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Industry`s Thinnest 4GB DDR2 Memory Modules for Servers

Infineon Technologies AG , demonstrating its leadership as memory supplier, announced that it is sampling the industry’s first dual-die based 4GB (Gigabyte) DDR2 registered DIMMs (Dual Inline Memory Modules) for server ...

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Non-Bliding Headlights

Russian scientists from Dimitrovgrad (Ul'yanovsk area) have designed a new non-blinding headlight system. Its use in cars will significantly decrease the risk of driving at night, because the oncoming light will be duller, ...

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Computer program useful tool in dental care

Gunnel Hänsel Petersson at Malmö University in Sweden has received an award for her studies of Cariogram, a computer program created in Malmö to assess patients’ risk of developing tooth decay, dental caries. The program ...

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Post-tsunami Thailand yields lessons for coastal construction

Engineering experts see how buildings and materials fared against walls of water An inspection of Thai villages and ports struck by tsunami waves has uncovered some engineering lessons that might reduce casualties and destruction ...

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