Archive: 04/27/2005

Large scale ozone losses

Scientists from the EU SCOUT-O3 Integrated Project, which is co-ordinated by the University of Cambridge's Chemistry Department, have been studying the links between stratospheric ozone and climate change in the Arctic since ...

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Getting the feel of virtual reality

A giant leap forward in the realism of virtual reality (VR) may be just around the corner as a team of European researchers near the completion of a pioneering project to add textures, lighting effects and ‘feel’ to computer-generated ...

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Discovery of 450 Million Years Old 'Missing Link'

A 15-year search for fossils in Africa has led to the discovery of eight fish specimens that are 450 million years old – 50 million years older than any previous fish fossil on the continent and amongst the oldest in the ...

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Researchers identify sleep gene

Zeroing in on the core cellular mechanisms of sleep, researchers at University of Wisconsin Medical School have identified for the first time a single gene mutation that has a powerful effect on the amount of time fruit flies ...

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Motorola RAZR BLK V3 is Back... in Black

Motorola, Inc. today unveiled the Motorola RAZR BLK V3, the latest version of the popular and ultra-slim metal-clad flip phone that has come to redefine style and elegance in wireless communications. Continuing to ...

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Cassini Finds Particles Near Saturn's Moon Enceladus

The Cassini spacecraft has discovered intriguing dust particles around Saturn's moon Enceladus. The particles might indicate the existence of a dust cloud around Enceladus, or they may have originated from ...

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CyberWalk - Unconstrained Walking in Virtual Worlds

The development of a walking platform which will allow unconstrained movement in virtual worlds is the goal of the CyberWalk project, initiated by scientists of the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics ...

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Apple Reduces Prices on Cinema Displays

Apple today announced that it has made its award-winning line of widescreen flat panel Cinema Displays more affordable than ever by reducing the price of the 20-inch model to just $799 and the 23-inch HD model to just $1,499. ...

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