Archive: 5/08/2005

Missed opportunities in nano

Nanotechnology companies are missing opportunities to help corporate buyers integrate nanoscale components into advanced products, experts told UPI's Nano World.

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Strong laptop growth seen in China

Mobile computing continues to post solid sales numbers in China, with Analysys International predicting 20-percent growth in the laptop product segment this year.

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Study discovers how beetle shells harden

Kansas State University researchers think their discovery of the enzyme involved in the hardening of a beetle's exoskeleton or cuticle could lead not only to better pest control, but also help create similar strong, lightweight ...

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Immune cell actions likened to James Bond

Scientists have found a group of immune system cells they say resemble James Bond, in that they receive a "license" allowing them to kill invaders.

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2,000-year-old bone found in the Kalahari

Researchers say they've found the oldest directly dated evidence indicating when cattle were first brought to southern Africa and from where they came.

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Simple way to remove oil from water

Australian researchers say they have devised a simple tank-and-siphon system for removing oil from oily water to protect the environment.

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