Archive: 02/09/2008

Jules Verne prepares for ISS departure

( -- In just a few days time, the historical Jules Verne mission will draw to an end. After the ATV Control Centre commands the opening of the Automated Transfer Vehicle hooks, ESA's first resupply and reboost ...

dateSep 02, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Wi-Spy 2.4x Spectrum Analyzer

This all new version has both its hardware and software upgraded. The Wi-Spy is the world's smallest 2.4 GHz spectrum analyzer that helps troubleshoot and analyze Wi-Fi networks for interference.

dateSep 02, 2008 in Consumer & Gadgets weblog
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Using networks to map the social lives of animals

Dr Dick James from the University's Department of Physics has released a practical guide for biologists explaining how social network analysis, a method used widely in the social sciences to study interactions among people, ...

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Scientists Develop New Method to Investigate Origin of Life

( -- Scientists at Penn State have developed a new computational method that they say will help them to understand how life began on Earth. The team's method has the potential to trace the evolutionary histories ...

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Black-footed ferrets sired by males that died 8 years ago

Two black-footed ferrets at the Smithsonian's National Zoo have each given birth to a kit that was sired by males who died in 1999 and 2000. These endangered ferrets—part of a multi-institutional breeding and reintroduction ...

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