Archive: 30/01/2007

Pond Scum: Fueling Our Future?

Utah State University researchers are using an innovative approach that takes oil from algae and converts it to biodiesel fuel.

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'Origami lens' slims high resolution cameras

Engineers at UC San Diego have built a powerful yet ultrathin digital camera by folding up the telephoto lens. This technology may yield lightweight, ultrathin, high resolution miniature cameras for unmanned surveillance ...

dateJan 30, 2007 in General Physics
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Study points way to communicating nanotech

If you could paint a gallon of paint one nanometer thick, how much area could you cover? The surprising answer-about 930 acres, or slightly larger than New York's Central Park-certainly makes fun trivia fodder.

dateJan 30, 2007 in Bio & Medicine
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Extinct parrot resurfaces in Aberdeen

The University of Aberdeen Zoology Museum (UK) has taken care of a case of mounted Australian birds, one of which is the spectacular but sadly extinct Paradise Parrot Psephotus pulcherrimus.

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