Archive: 03/27/2006

Modeling the Chemical Reactions of Nanoparticles

As science enters the world of the very small, researchers will be searching for new ways to study nanoparticles and their properties. For the past several years, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s ...

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North Carolina has water safety problem

North Carolina reportedly is not adequately protecting the state's residents from unsafe drinking water containing arsenic, bacteria or other contaminates.

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Protection asked for fossilized footprints

Protection is being sought for a 290-million-year-old New Mexico archeological site where thousands of ancient fossil footprints have been discovered.

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High-energy physics at the highest level

It will be the most powerful particle collider on the planet. And Iowa State University physicists will be right there working with it. The European Laboratory for Particle Physics in Geneva, Switzerland, is ...

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NASA Reinstates the Dawn Mission

NASA senior management announced a decision Monday to reinstate the Dawn mission, a robotic exploration of two major asteroids. Dawn had been canceled because of technical problems and cost overruns. The mission, named because ...

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InPhase Demos 515 Gigabits Per Square Inch Data Density

InPhase Technologies announced today that it has demonstrated the highest data density of any commercial technology by recording 515 gigabits of data per square inch. Holographic storage is a revolutionary ...

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Online service helps users trade DVDs

Your old DVD of "The English Patient" has been sitting on your shelves since you got it; meanwhile you want to get the DVD of "Saw II" but don't want to pay $20 at a retail store. How do these relate? If you're ...

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AMD, lead sponsor at WCIT

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. upgraded its sponsorship level for the 2006 World Congress on Information Technology.

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Rare painted Roman-era statute is found

Scientists have found a Roman statue with its colors preserved, detailing for the first time a Roman woman wearing make-up, the London Times reported.

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Study offers new recipe for oxygen on icy moons

Some may be surprised to learn that bleach-blondes and the enabler of life elsewhere in our solar system have something in common. And, no, it's not intelligence. It is, in fact, hydrogen peroxide. But how that hydrogen peroxide ...

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Motorola delivers the power of 3G with E1070 handset

Motorola today unveiled its latest 3G handset, the Motorola E1070. Specially designed to deliver the power of 3G technology, the Motorola E1070 offers extraordinary entertainment, communications and versatility.

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Avian culling doesn't stop bird flu

At least 29 nations have reported initial cases of avian influenza during the past seven weeks, reflecting the ineffectiveness of bird culling.

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