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Nanospheres stretch limits of hard disk storage

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new magnetic recording medium made up of tiny nanospheres has been devised by European researchers. The technology may lead to hard disks able to store more than a thousand billion bits ...

dateJun 15, 2010 in Nanophysics
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Single photons step into the slow light

(PhysOrg.com) -- European experts in nanotechnology, optoelectronics and quantum physics have advanced the generation, detection and manipulation of single photons in semiconductors. Their discoveries bring ...

dateFeb 22, 2010 in Quantum Physics
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New probe promises to reveal brain's mysteries

(PhysOrg.com) -- Dozens of potential applications await a new neurological probing platform developed by European scientists. The new system offers the promise of new cures for neurological disease and a better ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Fab new laser nano-fabrication technology

(PhysOrg.com) -- Laser interference lithography can produce very high-resolution nano-scale surface patterns at low cost, and now European researchers have made important breakthroughs in the area.

dateMay 07, 2010 in Nanophysics
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Growing Europe's nanowires

(PhysOrg.com) -- European researchers have developed state-of-the-art nanowire 'growing' technology, opening the way for faster, smaller microchips and creating a promising new avenue of research and industrial ...

dateDec 16, 2009 in Nanophysics
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Argumentative agents for online deal-making

(PhysOrg.com) -- Software agents that play devil's advocate and quarrel with each other may not sound like something you would want in your computer. But, say a team of European researchers, argumentative agents promise faster, ...

dateJan 08, 2010 in Computer Sciences
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Slam dunk for future smart robots

(PhysOrg.com) -- 'What does the world look like' and 'where am I' are two questions robots must solve if they are to act autonomously in an unknown environment. Work by European researchers will help future ...

dateDec 14, 2009 in Robotics
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Robot, object, action!

Robotic demonstrators developed by European researchers produce compelling evidence that ‘thinking-by-doing’ is the machine cognition paradigm of the future. Robots act on objects and teach themselves ...

dateOct 29, 2010 in Robotics
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Adaptive software -- a late bloomer

Adaptive software is the largely unfulfilled promise of mobile technology, but now a new platform developed by European researchers promises to finally deliver software that reconfigures itself depending on ...

dateAug 20, 2010 in Software
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Robots use their hands to 'think'

Action-centred cognition is a groundbreaking concept in robotics where robots learn to 'think' in terms of what actions they can perform on an object. This new trend in cognition theory opens exciting new ...

dateOct 18, 2010 in Robotics
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