Archive: 26/05/2005

Naked carbon/oxygen stars linked to gamma-ray bursts

Observations by two of the world's largest telescopes provide strong evidence that a peculiar type of exploding star may be the origin of elusive gamma-ray bursts that have puzzled scientists for more than 30 years. A team ...

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Study Suggests Deadlines Intensify Emotions

Amateur observers and scholars alike have remarked that older people often have more intense and complex emotional lives than their younger cohort. What accounts for the difference, wondered psychologist Ursina Teuscher: ...

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Intel unveils two new platforms for home and office PCs

Intel Corporation today unveiled two new platforms for home and office PCs. The new platforms, which combine key hardware and software technologies, are designed to provide consumers the ability to do more with their digital ...

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Argonne to study fuel cell catalysts

Argonne National Laboratory will receive $3 million over three years for basic science studies that may lead to improved catalysts for hydrogen fuel cells.

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New opportunities from old chemistry in surface science

Some century-old chemistry could have a strong impact on important issues in biosensors and other nanotech devices, according to a Purdue University research group. A team led by Alexander Wei has shown that amines, a large ...

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Solving the Mysteries of Quarks

Particle Physicists are embarking on a new attempt to solve the mysteries of quarks with the completion of the three most powerful supercomputers ever applied to this problem, including one at the University of Edinburgh ...

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