Archive: 06/30/2005

Subatomic particles: An art form

Quarks, photons, gluons—physicists understand their characteristics, but didn't know what they may look like. That is until Jan-Henrik Andersen translated the physical properties of subatomic particles to ...

Jun 30, 2005
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ORNL wins three R&D 100s

Researchers and engineers at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have won three R&D 100 Awards, presented each year by R&D Magazine in recognition of the year's most significant technological innovations. With the ...

Jun 30, 2005
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Defense has Internet transition plan

The U.S. Defense Department is the only government agency that has put together a plan for switching to the next generation Internet, CNetNews.com reports.

Jun 30, 2005
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Warmer air may cause more sea ice cover

A new study says predicted increases in precipitation due to warmer air temperatures may actually increase sea ice volume in the Antarctic's Southern Ocean.

Jun 30, 2005
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Chemical in Teflon may cause cancer

A chemical DuPont Co. uses to make the non-stick covering Teflon is likely to cause cancer, an independent panel concluded.

Jun 30, 2005
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Phishing Attacks in May Jumped More Than 200 Percent

The phishing season is officially open. Phishing – using fraudulent emails to try to dupe recipients into revealing personal or financial information -- reached its highest level in May, according to IBM. The month Global ...

Jun 30, 2005
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Siemens SL75: exclusive elegance, mobile convenience

Siemens presents the SL75, a new slider mobile in the luxury class. Its round case makes this prime example of high-quality workmanship an intriguing eye-catcher. Fitting exceedingly snugly into the hand, this ...

Jun 30, 2005
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Rosetta gets first glimpse of Deep Impact target

ESA’s Rosetta comet-chaser spacecraft has acquired its first view of the Deep Impact target, Comet 9P/Tempel 1. This first Rosetta image of the Deep Impact campaign was taken by its Navigation Camera (NA ...

Jun 30, 2005
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A giant step toward tiny functional nanowires

Carving a telephone pole is easy if you have the right tools, say a power saw and some large chisels. And with some much tinier tools you could even carve a design into a paper clip if you wanted to. But shrink your sights ...

Jun 30, 2005
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