Archive: 01/08/2007

Exotic foods becoming commonplace

Food trend experts predict exotic and extreme foods such as yogurt with rose petals and orange blossoms will become more common on consumer's plates.

dateAug 01, 2007 in Other
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Concern Increasing About Opportunity Rover

Rover engineers are growing increasingly concerned about the temperature of vital electronics on NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity while the rover stays nearly inactive due to a series of dust storms that has lasted ...

dateAug 01, 2007 in Space Exploration
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Mobile radio – look as you listen?

Eyes can listen too: Researchers have developed a new audio service for cell phone radios in which the sound is accompanied with matching images – such as CD covers or concert photos. Sound and image take up only a quarter ...

dateAug 01, 2007 in Engineering
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Electricity from body heat

Making calls from a cell phone with no battery, using just the warmth of your hand? Perhaps that’s no more than a pipe dream right now. But new circuits are already making it possible to harness body heat for generating ...

dateAug 01, 2007 in Engineering
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Automation of Nanotech Manufacturing May Be Ahead

In an assist in the quest for ever smaller electronic devices, Duke University engineers have adapted a decades-old computer aided design and manufacturing process to reproduce nanosize structures with features on the order ...

dateAug 01, 2007 in Nanophysics
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