Archive: 26/05/2005

Spam, spam everywhere -- How can we control it?

According to Phillip Laplante, associate professor of software engineering at Penn State Great Valley, the answer as to why spam is omnipresent is two-fold: it's easy to create and distribute, and it's economically advantageous ...

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Pushing the Boundaries of High-Temperature Superconductors

A collaboration led by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory has revealed a new mechanism that explains why adding calcium to a high-temperature superconductor increases its current-carrying ...

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ATI Leads High-Definition Video Transition On PCs

ATI Technologies Inc. solidifies its PC video and display leadership with the first public demonstration of high-definition H.264 video playback with hardware acceleration on the PC platform. H.264 is the video compression ...

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A koala's guide to the treetop buffet

The way that koalas in the wild distinguish between thousands of types of potentially nauseating tree leaves when eating has been revealed by ANU researchers. In the same way that humans learn to avoid foods that make us ...

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Duke engineers develop new 3-D cardiac imaging probe

Biomedical engineers at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering have created a new three-dimensional ultrasound cardiac imaging probe. Inserted inside the esophagus, the probe creates a picture of the whole heart in ...

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Researcher sheds light on solar storms

New research from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) links a particular magnetic structure on the Sun with the genesis of powerful solar storms that can buffet Earth's atmosphere. The research may enable ...

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New research resolve Rh protein's biological role

Labels marking bags of donated blood throughout the world contain information about the presence of a Rhesus (Rh) antigen, a protein found on the membranes of human red blood cells. Yet, despite the Rh protein's importance ...

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UM Nanotech Center Gaining National Recognition

The University of Maryland today announced the opening of its new Maryland Center for Integrated Nano Science and Engineering (M-CINSE) in the recently completed Jeong H. Kim Engineering Building. Yet, even before its official ...

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