Archive: 08/30/2005

Study Examines Public Attitudes On Nanotechnology

Scientists have a rare opportunity to define public discourse over nanotechnology, if they provide citizens with easily digestible information about the emerging technology, a University of Wisconsin-Madison journalism professor ...

Aug 30, 2005
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Samsung Adds Gigabyte Densities to MultiMediaCard Line-up

Samsung Electronics today announced that it is sampling Gigabyte MultiMediaCards (MMCs) with customers: 1GB and 2GB MMC plus cards, and the industry's first 1GB MMC mobile card. The higher densities and faster ...

Aug 30, 2005
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Hurricane Katrina: Scientists Fly Into Eye of the Storm

Researchers Study Hurricane Rainbands and Eyewall Real-time radar data and high-tech communications were the keystones to success this past weekend as the Rainband and Intensity Change Experiment (RAINEX) p ...

Aug 30, 2005
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Survey: cell cameras boost digital photos

A new survey shows that, contrary to public belief, cell-phone cameras have spurred consumer interest in digital photography and cameras.

Aug 30, 2005
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'Operando' methods for understanding catalysis in hydrogen storage

As researchers at Pacifi c Northwest National Laboratory investigated the hydrogen storage capabilities of amine borane compounds, they knew that a rhodium catalyst readily releases hydrogen from the compound at room temperature. ...

Aug 30, 2005
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A New Leap in Drug delivery

by Dr. Bikram Lamba For most of the industry’s existence, pharmaceuticals have primarily consisted of simple, fast-acting chemical compounds that are dispensed orally or as injectables. During the past three decades fo ...

Aug 30, 2005 feature
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Stopping light in quantum leap

ANU researchers have used a groundbreaking approach to set a world record for stopping light - a crucial step in the development of the next generation of computers.

Aug 30, 2005
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CELSIUS V830 workstation with AMD64 technology

AMD today announced that Fujitsu Siemens Computers, a leading European IT provider, is offering a new series of workstations based on the AMD Opteron processor. The CELSIUS V830 supports the Dual-Core AMD Opteron processor ...

Aug 30, 2005
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Supersizing the supercomputers: What's next?

Supercomputers excel at highly calculation-intensive tasks, such as molecular modeling and large-scale simulations, and have enabled significant scientific breakthroughs. Yet supercomputers themselves are subject to technological adv ...

Aug 30, 2005
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Getting down to basics - new technology will make it possible

The goal is to produce large-scale, first-principle simulations of ion hydration and phosphoryl transfer signaling reactions--two fundamental processes that occur, respectively, in the environment and in the human body, but ...

Aug 30, 2005
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