Archive: 07/26/2006

The Web: Designing like an expert online

Design and graphics software used to be targeted solely at commercial art professionals -- creative directors at ad agencies and magazine production editors. And, perhaps, rightly so. But the Internet is changing all that, ...

dateJul 26, 2006 in Internet
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Island Universes with a twist

If life is like a box of chocolates – you never know what you will get – the Universe, with its immensely large variety of galaxies, must be a real candy store! ESO's Very Large Telescope has taken images ...

dateJul 26, 2006 in Astronomy
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3-D computer simulation to aid treatment of collapsed lungs

The treatment of premature babies and adults who suffer from Respiratory Distress Syndrome could be boosted by new research at The University of Manchester, as published in the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering.

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Plenty of nothing: A hole new quantum spin

Electronic devices are always shrinking in size but it's hard to imagine anything beating what researchers at the University of New South Wales have created: a tiny wire that doesn't even use electrons to carry a current.

dateJul 26, 2006 in General Physics
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Real-time decision-support system can save lives

Making the right decision when you are under pressure can make the difference between success and failure in many safety-critical applications. When you are faced with a major fire for example, it could save ...

dateJul 26, 2006 in Software
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