Archive: 25/08/2005

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 ...

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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 over Antarctica was ...

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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 have diameters ...

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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.

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Out of the Box Thinking Produces Safer Water

An Israeli company developed a new technology for water disinfection. It uses ultra violet (UV) light to disinfect water and is 10,000 more effective then existing techniques. With impending regulatory changes in the U.S. ...

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Japanese Public Broadcasting Envisions 3D Future

Japan’s national public broadcasting authority, Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK), is pursuing a Super Hi-Vision 3D television. NHK’s research has centered on the integral imaging (II) technique for creating 3D television. This ...

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Microscopic brain imaging method developed

Stanford University scientists have demonstrated a minimally invasive optical technique to capture micron-scale images from the brains of live subjects.

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