Archive: 29/03/2011

Intel announces third-generation SSD 320 series

Intel announced today its highly anticipated third-generation solid-state drive (SSD) the Intel Solid-State Drive 320 Series (Intel SSD 320 Series). Based on its industry-leading 25-nanometer (nm) NAND flash memory, the Intel ...

dateMar 29, 2011 in Hardware
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RNA-exporting machine deciphered

( -- A tiny motor tasked with one of nature’s biggest jobs is now better understood. The molecular machinery that helps export messenger RNA from a cell’s nucleus has been structurally mapped at the ...

dateMar 29, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Image: Make a wish from space

In honor of those affected by the Tohoku-Kanto Earthquake in Japan, Russian cosmonaut and Expedition 27 commander Dmitry Kondratyev (center), European Space Agency astronaut Paolo Nespoli and NASA astronaut Cady Coleman are ...

dateMar 29, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Key plant traits yield more sugar for biofuels

( -- New clues about plant structure are helping researchers from the Department of Energy?s BioEnergy Science Center narrow down a large collection of poplar tree candidates and identify winners for future use ...

dateMar 29, 2011 in Biotechnology
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