Archive: 10/4/2005

Tech/Emory Get $19 M for Nanotech Cancer Center

The National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health has selected Emory University and the Georgia Institute of Technology as one of seven National Centers of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence.

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Nano World: Super-insulating frozen smoke

The world's best thermal insulators, aerogels made of necklaces of nanometer-sized beads, are starting to find their way into flexible, lightweight sheets in everything from attack helicopters to snowboarding jackets.

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Japan's telecom battles claims victim

For the investors of Heisei Denden, it was as if the telecommunications industry was going to return to its heyday of the late 1990s. Yet the glitter used to attract shareholders could not keep the company from its demise.

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Astronomers Decipher Nature of Mysterious Object

In an exercise that demonstrates the power of a multiwavelength investigation using diverse facilities, astronomers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) have deciphered the true nature of a mysterious ...

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Two Americans, a German Win 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2005 with one half to Roy J. Glauber Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA “for his contribution to the quantum theory ...

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