Archive: 04/29/2005

Samsung SCH-n330 Vibrate to the Beat of the Ring Tone

Verizon Wireless and Samsung announced the availability of the SCH-n330, a must-have wireless phone for younger on-the-go trendy consumers. This sleek and distinctive pop-up screen with its steel blue accenting ...

Apr 29, 2005
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Mars Rover Panorama Shows Vista from 'Lookout' Point

From a ridgeline vantage point overlooking slopes, valleys and plains, NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Spirit has returned its latest color panorama of the martian landscape. The approximately true color ima ...

Apr 29, 2005
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Nano Cardiology Research to Fight US's Deadliest Disease

Despite the fact that cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, there is a lack of understanding of the fundamental molecular biology behind the disease and how certain genetic factors contribute ...

Apr 29, 2005
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Students Build Smaller, Smarter Heart Pump

A miniaturized heart pump designed by a team of University of Florida engineering students could become a life-saving alternative for patients waiting in long lines for scarce donor hearts. The UF team is creating a dev ...

Apr 29, 2005
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MARSIS set to reveal more from Mars

UK scientists stand poised as the European Space Agency's Mars Express spacecraft will start to deploy its MARSIS ground penetrating radar next week (2nd May 2005). Once successfully deployed the radar will ...

Apr 29, 2005
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Tumor detection, data encryption to benefit from UH research

From detecting tumors to encrypting data better, one young engineering professor's nanotechnology work at the University of Houston holds enormous potential for medicine and electronics. Pradeep Sharma, assistant professor of ...

Apr 29, 2005
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Nano-particle research will benefit inhaler-users

Patients suffering from conditions as diverse as asthma and diabetes could benefit from research at Cardiff University to improve the effectiveness of drugs taken through spray inhalers. Scientists in the Welsh School of ...

Apr 29, 2005
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Widespread use of high-temperature superconductors on horizon

From improvements in cellular base stations to the development of more efficient electric transmission lines and energy storage systems, high-temperature superconductors (HTS) are nearing their commercial viability. Two-time Uni ...

Apr 29, 2005
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Return to Flight Moves to July Window

NASA confirmed today that the Space Shuttle's Return to Flight mission would move to the July launch window to allow for further safety analysis. Furthermore, NASA will probably add a heater to the external tank to address ...

Apr 29, 2005
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Earth's gravity scar

A new ESA study predicts that the devastating Sumatran earthquake, which resulted in the tragic tsunami of 26 December 2004, will have left a ‘scar’ on Earth’s gravity that could be detected by a sensitive ...

Apr 29, 2005
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Prospecting for Lunar Water

by Patrick L. Barry The next time you look at the Moon, pause for a moment and let this thought sink in: People have actually walked on the Moon, and right now the wheels are in motion to send people there aga ...

Apr 29, 2005
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NASA Gives Artificial Gravity a New Spin

NASA will use a new human centrifuge to explore artificial gravity as a way to counter the physiologic effects of extended weightlessness for future space exploration. The new research will begin this summer at ...

Apr 29, 2005
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