Archive: 02/8/2007

A tidy disk, a tidy mind

How to master the chaos in an endless sea of photographs? In the present age of digital photography, the sheer number of images creates a great need in the archiving of pictures. At this year’s CeBIT trade ...

Feb 08, 2007
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New microfabrication technology announced

U.S. scientists have created a new method of rapidly engineering complex micro-scale patterns and 3D microstructures from biocompatible proteins.

Feb 08, 2007
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Which genome variants matter?

Findings published today in Science will accelerate the search for genes involved in human disease. The report provides a first genome-wide view of how the unique composition of genetic variation within each of us leads ...

Feb 08, 2007
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Catalyst breakthrough boosts hydrogen fuel cells

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have discovered new information on the behavior of nano-engineered platinum surfaces – information that may bring polymer electrolyte membrane fuel ...

Feb 08, 2007
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New Technology Aims to Lighten the Load for Soldiers

The high-tech American soldier, equipped with computers, radios and night-vision goggles, has become a familiar image. However, less well known are the physical and logistical burdens associated with carrying all of that ...

Feb 08, 2007
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2006 Was Earth's Fifth Warmest Year

Climatologists at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York City have found that 2006 was the fifth warmest year in the past century.

Feb 08, 2007
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Experts foresee efficient ethanol production

As the search for alternative fuel sources intensifies, more and more attention has been focused on ethanol-a fuel many see as desirable because it burns cleanly and can be produced from plants.

Feb 08, 2007
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