Archive: 6/07/2005

Study of Kennewick Man beginning

Anthropologists are gathering this week in Seattle to examine the remains of a skeleton known as Kennewick Man. The 9,200- to 9,500-year-old remains have been at the center of a bitter battle between American Indians and ...

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Siemens Limited Edition SK65 Burlwood

Mobile phone technology meets individual style: Every device in the new Siemens Limited Edition SK65 Burlwood range is distinctive and unique. The backs of these exclusive mobile phone models are decorated with burl wood ...

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ATI Makes High-Definition Television More Affordable

ATI Technologies Inc. just made high-definition reception for television sets more affordable with the introduction of the Theater 311, Theater 312 and Theater 314 chipset solutions. ATI's Digital Television group has created ...

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Using chemistry for electronics and vice versa

The microelectronics industry is continually striving to miniaturize conventional silicon-based electronic devices to provide higher performance technology that can be housed in smaller packaging.

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How a baby's nose knows Mom's scent

For newborn mammals, including humans, identifying Mom by her odor can be critical to maternal bonding and survival. However, researchers have not understood how this odor identification develops. Now, Kevin Franks and Jeffry ...

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History's Greatest Comet Hunter Approaches Major Milestone

The Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) spacecraft is expected to discover its 1,000TH comet this summer. The SOHO spacecraft is a joint effort between NASA and the European Space Agency. It has accounted for approximately ...

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Tough metals go soft

Research by a University of Queensland PhD student is helping shape the materials of the future. Andrew Blake recently returned from The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) annual meeting and exhibition held in ...

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New Way to 'Fix' Nitrogen Discovered

University of Oregon chemists have produced ammonia from nitrogen at room temperature under normal atmospheric pressure, marking a significant step toward achieving one of chemistry's coveted goals.

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Power-Thrifty Hitachi Hard Drive Makes for Cool Laptops

Hitachi Global Storage Technologies is bringing to market the industry’s highest-performing*, yet most power-efficient hard drive for the mainstream notebook and consumer electronic segments. In addition, the Hitachi Travelstar ...

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