Archive: 04/29/2008

Lenovo Debuts IdeaPad U110 laptop

Lenovo today announced the availability of the IdeaPad U110 consumer notebook PC, the star of Lenovo’s IdeaPad entertainment and fashion-oriented notebook collection and winner of three Best-of-Show awards ...

Apr 29, 2008
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Orchid sexual deceit has male wasps in a loved-up frenzy

Orchids are admired by humans and insects alike, but according to Macquarie University research, one Australian wasp is so enthralled by ‘Orchid Fever' that actually he ejaculates while pollinating orchid ...

Apr 29, 2008
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Oldest Known Objects Are Surprisingly Immature

Some of the oldest objects in the Universe may still have a long way to go, according to a new study using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. These new results indicate that globular clusters might be surprisingly ...

Apr 29, 2008
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Scientists discover the double life of proteins

Scientists at The Australian National University are a step closer to understanding the rare Hartnup disorder after discovering a surprising link between blood pressure regulation and nutrition that could also help to shed ...

Apr 29, 2008
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High-definition television to go

New video compression technology and transmission/reception equipment means Europe is ready for commercially deploying multi-channel HDTV over terrestrial, satellite, cable or IPTV digital links.

Apr 29, 2008
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'Electronic ears' to guide mining drills

CSIRO scientists with the Minerals Down Under National Research Flagship have successfully used an electronic listening post to track and control a drill operating more than 300 metres below the Earth’s ...

Apr 29, 2008
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Shakespeare's 'man of the sonnets' revealed

Bristol University students researching for a new display of Tudor portraits in the collection of the National Portrait Gallery have uncovered a ghost figure which may be Shakespeare’s only known patron ...

Apr 29, 2008
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