Archive: 7/01/2005

'Nano-scissors' laser shows precise surgical capability

An ultra-short pulse laser that can perform extremely precise surgery on tiny roundworms may be the key to understanding nerve regeneration and is an important step toward treatment of human neurological disease, according ...

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Changes in Earth's shape tied to climate

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have found that significant changes in the shape of the Earth in the past 28 years may be linked to climate events such as the El Niño weather pattern. The Earth’s shape ...

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How Many Formats Can Your DVD Player Play?

Pioneer Player Works With DVD, DVD-Audio, SACD, WMA, .mp3, DVD-R, DVD-RW, .JPG, DivX At times it seems like the movie studios and recording industry release a new type of format or disc every week. With so many acronyms ...

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Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Mission

Even as the Spirit and Opportunity rovers complete a year of successful operation on Mars, the next major step in Mars Exploration is taking shape with preparation of NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter for launch in just ...

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Duct tape that never loses its stick

Gecko feet hold key to development of self-cleaning adhesives Duct tape that never loses its stick. Bandages that come off without sticky residue or an "ouch." Gecko feet may hold the key to the development of synthetic ...

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Nanogen Issued Patent for Permeation Layer of Microchip

Nanogen, Inc., developer of advanced diagnostic products, announced today that it was issued U.S. Patent No. 6,838,053, "Platinum silicide permeation layer device with microlocations," by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. ...

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