Archive: 28/04/2005

Ray of light for water industry

Scientists at the University of Aberdeen are developing new technology that uses sunlight to treat dirty water and create electricity simultaneously. The three industrial partners - OpTIC Technium, Yorkshire Water and Scotoil ...

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Nano-engineered Powders Tackle Toxic Chemicals

Thirsty grains act fast to clean up messes Composed of magnesium, titanium and oxygen, the toxic-chemical cleaner known as FAST-ACT is unremarkable at first glance. Yet, this new family of powders packs a punch - crammed ...

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Apple Upgrades Power Mac G5 Line

New Power Mac Features Dual 2.7 GHz Processors & Mac OS X "Tiger" Apple today unveiled the fastest, most powerful Power Mac G5 desktop line ever, featuring dual 64-bit PowerPC G5 processors running up to 2.7 GHz and including ...

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LUCA technologies confirms real-time methane generation

May provide opportunity to convert finite oil resource to long-term production of natural gas Luca Technologies LLC today announced that its researchers have confirmed the presence of a resident, methane-generating community ...

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Researchers drill historic hole in atlantic ocean floor

Researchers from the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) have drilled into sections of the Earth's crust for the first time ever, and their findings could provide new insights about how Earth was formed. Scientists ...

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Birds' brains reveal source of songs

Scientists have yearned to understand how the chirps and warbles of a young bird morph into the recognizable and very distinct melodies of its parents. Neuroscientists at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT now ...

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Women More Concerned About Losing Weight Than Men

More than two decades of research indicates that women are at a higher risk than men for developing problems related to body image and satisfaction. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia and University of ...

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