Archive: 06/30/2005

Fusion technology: from ANU to the world

Technology pioneered at ANU that could see the future of power generation become clean and green has come a step closer today with the announcement of an international development to harness fusion technology. Australian sci ...

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Sliver solar technology does it again

Solar technology developed at The Australian National University has won its second environmental award in less than a month. SLIVER solar cells, invented at the Centre for Sustainable Energy Systems at ANU ...

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AMD sues Intel in Japan

AMD Japan today filed two claims against Intel Corporation's Japanese subsidiary, Intel K.K., in the Tokyo High Court and the Tokyo District Court for damages arising from violations of Japan’s Antimonopoly Act.

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A Sharper Focus for Soft X-rays

Zone Plate Lenses Capable of Better than 15-Nanometer Resolution Progress in nanoscience and nanotechnology depends not only on examining the surfaces of things but on seeing deep inside biological organisms ...

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Very few overweight women happy

Only 1 percent of overweight women in a British survey said they are happy with their shape, blaming the celebrity culture for their attitude.

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No Sleep in the Deep

Unlike Other Mammals, Newborn Dolphins and Killer Whales Stay Active 24/7 During First Months of Development If you thought the sleep-deprived months with your newborn were tough, pity the poor mother do ...

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Einstein Ring in Distant Universe

Astronomers Using the VLT Discover Bright Cosmic Mirage Far Away Using ESO's Very Large Telescope, Rémi Cabanac and his European colleagues have discovered an amazing cosmic mirage, known to scientists as ...

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Oceans turning to acid from rise in CO2

A report issued by the Royal Society in the U.K. sounds the alarm about the world's oceans. "If CO2 from human activities continues to rise, the oceans will become so acidic by 2100 it could threaten marine life in ways we ...

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Bubbly Channels

Two-phase chip reactor for the production of very homogeneous nanoscopic semiconductor crystals Luminescent quantum dots of semiconducting materials could eventually help to identify tumors, illuminate large flat-panel ...

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NASA to study comet collision

NASA's robotic Deep Impact spacecraft has observed a massive eruption from comet Tempel 1, just days before the comet is expected to collide with a probe.

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