Archive: 25/05/2005

How Your Garden Grows

Stumped scientists figure out plant growth mechanism Just how does your garden grow? Plant scientists have long pondered the same question. For decades, the plant science community has known that auxins--a class of plant ...

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mPhase and Bell Labs Announce Milestone in Sensor Development

First Sample of Device Made in New Jersey Nanotechnology Consortium Fab mPhase Technologies, Inc. and Bell Labs, the research and development arm of Lucent Technologies, today announced that they have produced the first ...

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New hydrogen sensor faster, more sensitive

The same kind of chemical coating used to shed rainwater from aircraft and automobile windows also dramatically enhances the sensitivity and reaction time of hydrogen sensors. Hydrogen sensor technology is a critical component ...

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AMD Releases 'Pacifica' Specification For AMD64 Technology

AMD today announced the general availability of the full specification of its virtualization technology, "Pacifica," at the LinuxWorld Summit. "Pacifica" is designed to enhance 64-bit client and server virtualization technologies ...

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Odd spot on Titan baffles scientists

Saturn's moon Titan shows an unusual bright spot that has scientists mystified. The spot, approximately the size and shape of West Virginia, is just southeast of the bright region called Xanadu and is visible to multiple ...

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Bose-Einstein Condensate Turns 10

Albert Einstein predicted it in 1924 but it wasn't until 1995 that scientists in a Boulder, Colo., laboratory were able to chill atoms to almost absolute zero and create a strange new form of matter called Bose-Einstein condensate. Now ...

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