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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Hitachi's New 15K RPM Enterprise Hard Drive

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies today announced that it has begun shipping Ultrastar 15K147 hard drives with Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and 4 Gb/s Fibre Channel (4GFC) interfaces. SAS is a next-generation serial interface ...

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Scientists Discover Underwater Volcano

University of Oregon biologists on the first-ever manned submersible expedition to a newly discovered undersea volcano near Samoa report that warm water emanating from the volcano's summit supports a remarkable eel population.

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Team IDs mechanism for multiplying adult stem cells

While research on human embryonic stem cells gets most of the press, scientists are also investigating the potential therapeutic uses of adult stem cells. Although less controversial, this research faces other difficulties. ...

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