Archive: 04/4/2006

Intel First With 65nm NOR Flash Memory Chips

Intel Corporation is the first to sample NOR multi-level cell flash memory chips at 1-gigabit density using its advanced 65-nanometer (nm) process technology. Intel’s NOR Flash memory chips are used in devices ...

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Chaos=Order: Physicists make baffling discovery

"Da police are not here to create disorder; dere here to preserve disorder." -Richard J. Daley, Chicago mayor, explaining to the media the role of the police during the riotous 1968 Democratic National Convention. ...

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Bush's NASA cuts halts much research

U.S. President George Bush's goal to return astronauts to the moon by 2018 has forced NASA to trim spending for many research projects across the nation.

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NASA and Zero-G Agree on Regular Shuttle Runway Use

NASA and Zero Gravity Corp. of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., announced today the company -- known as ZERO-G -- will begin to regularly use the space shuttle's runway and landing facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla. This ...

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Despite debate, stem-cell research surges

More than four years ago U.S. President George Bush severely limited public funding for stem-cell studies but now such spending is at a record high.

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Digital revolution takes on movie industry

With Hollywood's largest studios launching a download-and-own film service via rivals Movielink.com and Cinemanow.com, the move towards digital distribution also means the move toward D-Cinema.

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Physics and biology team up to tackle protein folding debate

A team of researchers from EPFL, (Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), the University of Lausanne, Northwestern University and Tel Aviv University bring biology and statistical physics together to answer the question ...

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Nanoparticles may pose threat to liver cells, say scientists

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh are to study the effects of nanoparticles on the liver. In a UK first, the scientists will assess whether nanoparticles –already found in pollution from traffic exhaust, but also ...

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Emissions plan sparks EPA internal fight

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regional officials are protesting a planned revision of airborne toxic emission rules for industrial plants.

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