Archive: 05/26/2009

World's Highest-Resolution Projector

If one were to stack 16 of the world's best high-definition projectors side-by-side (and on top of each other), the combined image projected would contain 33 megapixels. This is the resolution achieved by the world's highest-resolution ...

dateMay 26, 2009 in Optics & Photonics
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Picosecond Oscilloscope

An oscilloscope is a device for displaying signals that are too fast to be seen by the human eye. Typically the signal consists of a voltage level that changes quickly moment by moment (over millisecond to nanosecond timescales). ...

dateMay 26, 2009 in Optics & Photonics
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Minn. parents agree to let son undergo chemo

(AP) -- The parents of a Minnesota boy who refused chemotherapy for his cancer told a judge Tuesday they now agree to the medical treatment, and the judge ruled their son can stay with them. Daniel Hauser, ...

dateMay 26, 2009 in Cancer
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'Sexting' no worse than spin-the-bottle: study

Youths exchanging nude photos of themselves over cellphones, known as "sexting," should not face child pornography charges, as some have in the United States, a humanities conference heard Tuesday.

dateMay 26, 2009 in Other
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Green tea extract shows promise in leukemia trials

Mayo Clinic researchers are reporting positive results in early leukemia clinical trials using the chemical epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), an active ingredient in green tea. The trial determined that patients with chronic ...

dateMay 26, 2009 in Cancer
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