Titan's icy climate mimics Earth's tropics

If space travelers ever visit Saturn's largest moon, they will find a tropical world where temperatures plunge to minus 274 degrees Fahrenheit, methane rains from the sky and dunes of ice or tar cover the planet's most arid ...

Japanese Trade Show Introduces Quick Wireless Recharger

The Japanese electronic trade show Createc is taking place today and runs until October 6, 2007. A prototype wireless recharger created by the joint efforts of Seiko Epson and Murata Manufacturing LTD will be on display. ...

New study sheds light on Galápagos hawk evolutionary history

Scientists at the University of Missouri-St. Louis used DNA sequences from feather lice to study how island populations of their host, the Galápagos Hawk might have colonized the Galápagos islands, home to the endangered ...

Australia getting hotter and drier

A new climate change study in Australia predicted the country will be 5 degree Celsius hotter and 40-80 percent drier by the year 2070.

Simple OLEDs ready for quick manufacturing

With their attractively low energy consumption, Organic Light Emitting Diodes (OLEDs) are widely predicted to replace the LCDs now used in the large screens of laptops and TVs. Currently, OLEDs are commonly used in small ...

Fuji Xerox Prototype Translator Copier

A prototype copier by Fuji Xerox is currently on show in Japan. The one touch translator function allows scanned Japanese language documents to be immediately translated into Chinese, Korean and English. The uniqueness of ...

FSU Physicist Shining a Light on Dark Matter

We’ve all been taught that our bodies, the Earth, and in fact all matter in the universe is composed of tiny building blocks called atoms. Now imagine if this weren’t the case. This mind-bending concept is at the core ...

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