Archive: 06/25/2010

Big Lunar Eclipse

(PhysOrg.com) -- This Saturday morning, June 26th, there's going to be a lunar eclipse—and for many residents of the USA, it's going to be a big one.

Jun 25, 2010
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A cell turns into a virus factory

Bunyaviruses are poorly researched, despite their diversity and importance in relation to animal and human diseases. ETH Zurich researchers led by virologist Ari Helenius have now discovered the tricks used ...

Jun 25, 2010
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Elpida Completes Development of 2-Gigabit GDDR5

Elpida Memory, Japan's leading global supplier of Dynamic Random Access Memory, today announced that it had completed development of a high-density, high-speed, low-power consumption 50nm process 2-gigabit GDDR5 using copper ...

Jun 25, 2010
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Image: The Earth From The Moon

All cameras are susceptible to scattered light. You may have seen scattered light in pictures you have taken looking towards the Sun. Sunlight reflects off the optics and sometimes off the structure of the ...

Jun 25, 2010
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Probing Pavilion Lake

A team of scientists and astronauts return this week to Pavilion Lake in the Canadian province of British Columbia. The scientists will be continuing their effort to understand what role biology plays in forming ...

Jun 25, 2010
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If we build 'walkable' neighborhoods, will people walk?

Edmontonians love their cars. In fact, 77 percent of us make all our trips by car. So if we know that it's healthier to walk, will developing more walkable neighbourhoods help to break the habit and get us walking to the ...

Jun 25, 2010
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