News tagged with discs

It's the year of the terabyte

I remember my first hard drive. Back then, getting a hard drive for your computer was tantamount to a rite of passage. It meant that you no longer had to struggle inserting floppy discs with their limited capacities and ...

dateApr 01, 2009 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Researcher tags genes linked to disc degeneration

(PhysOrg.com) -- Lumbar disc degeneration is an uncomfortable condition that affects millions of people, but two University of Alberta researchers have identified some of the genes that are causing problems. ...

dateMar 11, 2009 in Genetics
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Nanotubes find niche in electric switches

New research from Rice University and the University of Oulu in Oulu, Finland, finds that carbon nanotubes could significantly improve the performance of electrical commutators that are common in electric ...

dateMar 10, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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