Archive: 08/25/2005

Samsung's New Satellite DMB Phone

Samsung Electronics, a leading provider of mobile phones, announced the launch of its fourth satellite DMB phone (model: SCH-B250) following the release of the B100, B130 and B200.

Aug 25, 2005
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Earth's core rotates faster than surface

Scientists at Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have ended a nine-year debate over whether the Earth's inner core is undergoing changes that can be detected ...

Aug 25, 2005
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Locationg crucial atoms in superconductors

With an advanced imaging technique and a savvy strategy, researchers at Cornell University's Laboratory of Atomic and Solid State Physics (LAASP) have shown how adding charge-carrying atoms like oxygen to a superconductor ...

Aug 25, 2005
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Getting DNA to self-assemble

University of Illinois researchers have developed new ways to get DNA to self-assemble into various kinds of structures.

Aug 25, 2005
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Researchers to Study Properties of the Hope Diamond

Since January, scientists from the Naval Research Laboratory's Chemistry Division have been studying the optical properties of the Hope Diamond, at the invitation of the Smithsonian Institution. In collaboration with the ...

Aug 25, 2005
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Of Friction and 'The Da Vinci Code'

The Da Vinci Code, the best selling novel and soon-to-be-blockbuster film, may also be linked some day to the solving of a scientific mystery as old as Leonardo Da Vinci himself — friction. A collaboration of sci ...

Aug 25, 2005
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IT execs mull impact of telecom rulings

Technology officials in the United States fear that recent court rulings could shrink the Internet service provider market in the coming years.

Aug 25, 2005
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Men's IQs higher, but used differently

Controversial British psychologist Richard Lynn has determined men have bigger brains and higher IQs than women, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.

Aug 25, 2005
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IBM, Sony and Toshiba Unveil Details of the Cell Microprocessor

IBM, Sony Group and Toshiba today announced the release of key documents that describe technical details of the revolutionary Cell Broadband Engine architecture. The documents are available at www.ibm.com/developerworks/power/cell ...

Aug 25, 2005
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Physicists describe a new mechanism for metallic magnetism

Predicting the magnetic behavior of metallic compounds is a surprisingly difficult problem for theoretical physicists. While the properties of a common refrigerator magnet are not a great mystery, certain materials exhibit ...

Aug 25, 2005
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Cosmic hole-in-one captured over Antarctica

What at first looked like an electronic glitch turned out to be a significant event in space, in fact, a cosmic hole-in-one. What a powerful telescope had picked up as it stretched towards the night sky ove ...

Aug 25, 2005
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UA Physicists Find Key to Long-Lived Metal Nanowires

University of Arizona physicists have discovered what it takes to make metal 'nanowires' that last a long time. This is particularly important to the electronics industry, which hopes to use tiny wires -- that ...

Aug 25, 2005
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Stem cell scientists share research

Top researchers into the use of embryonic stem cells gathered at Yonsei University in Seoul Thursday for a two-day symposium to share their findings.

Aug 25, 2005
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