Archive: 7/09/2005

Scientists develop 'clever' artificial hand

Scientists have developed a new ultra-light limb that can mimic the movement in a real hand better than any currently available. This research was presented today at the Institute of Physics conference Sensors and their Applications ...

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Extinct giant deer relative found in U.K.

University College London scientists say DNA tests have identified the closest living relative to the extinct Irish Elk, or giant deer, living in England.

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New biodiversity hotspots questioned

Five years ago, conservationists identified 25 worldwide sites where plant and animal species are most abundant -- but now there reportedly are six more.

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Method slashes quantum dot costs by 80 percent

Rice scientists replace pricey solvents with cheap processing fluids In an important advance toward the large-scale manufacture of fluorescent quantum dots, scientists at Rice University have developed a new method of replacing ...

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Podcasting book hits bookstores

Stephanie Ciccarelli announced Tuesday the release of her ook, "ThePodcastingEbook: Your Complete Guide to Podcasting." Main features include how to create, record, publish and promote a podcast. Readers will also find valuable ...

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