Archive: 09/28/2004

Microscopic miracles

Nanomedicines already bringing clinical benefits to thousands "Nanotechnology" is a newly fashionable field but in the world of drug development it is certainly not new, Professor Ruth Duncan of the Welsh School of Pharmacy ...

Sep 28, 2004 2.3 / 5 (3) 0

Five-Kilowatt Fuel Cell Celebrates One Year

The University of Alaska Fairbanks and Fuel Cell Technologies of Kingston, Ontario, have announced that the five-kilowatt solid oxide fuel cell installed in Fairbanks has successfully passed the one-year field operational mark. ...

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Ground-Breaking Arctic Expedition

A scientific party including four University of Rhode Island oceanographers and a science teacher from Narragansett Pier Middle School has just returned from the Arctic Ocean on a landmark expedition to recover seafloor sediments ...

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A Simpler Design for X-Ray Detectors

A simplified design for ultra-sensitive X-ray detectors offering more precise materials analysis has been demonstrated at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The advance is a step toward making such devices cheaper and easie ...

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First Battery Based on 'Nanograss'

mPhase Technologies and Lucent Technologies today announced a major milestone for future commercialization of a nanotechnology-based battery. Lab tests, which have been replicated, proves it is possible to fabricate nanot ...

Sep 28, 2004 3.6 / 5 (10) 0

Gammasphere on a roll

Gammasphere, the world's most sensitive gamma-ray detector, is already a seasoned traveler, having crossed the United States from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory to Argonne by truck, but the 20-ton ins ...

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Intel Boosts Mobile Intel Pentium 4 Processor Family

Intel Corporation today introduced the Mobile Intel® Pentium® 4 processor 548 supporting Hyper-Threading Technology for the portability market segment. This processor is designed for larger-sized notebook PCs, also known as "desktop replacements," that ...

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