Archive: 29/03/2005

NASA's Discovery Rolls to Major Return To Flight Milestone

NASA's Space Shuttle Discovery is one important step closer to launch. Discovery was rolled from its hangar early this morning to the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB). Discovery will be attached to its propulsion elements, ...

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Nanotechnology could promote hydrogen economy

Say "nanotechnology" and people are likely to think of micro machines or zippy computer chips. But in a new twist, Rutgers scientists are using nanotechnology in chemical reactions that could provide hydrogen for tomorrow's ...

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Researchers identify gene involved in building brains

A tiny molecule is key to determining the size and shape of the developing brain, researchers from the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at MIT reported in the March issue of Nature Neuroscience. This molecule may ...

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Next generation anti-land mine device

UK-based humanitarian de-mining specialists Disarmco have teamed up with ordnance and explosives experts at Cranfield University at Shrivenham to develop the next generation of anti-land mine device. The anti-landmine invention ...

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Motorola Turns Up the Volume in the Mobile Music Space

Motorola, Inc. unveiled three new handsets and music content. With Motorola’s rapidly growing portfolio of converged music devices and relationships with industry leaders, the company is becoming the preferred source of ...

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'Greenhouse' Indicates Dramatic Weather

Climates like those of the movie "Monsoon Wedding" may extend more widely into Africa, North America and South America, according to a University of Oregon geologist's analysis of an ancient greenhouse event. "We know the ...

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