Archive: 03/07/2007

Motorola Z8 Makes Its Retail Debut

The “media monster” has landed. Motorola today announces the immediate availability of the MOTO Z8 kick-slider handset in Spain, with other parts of Europe and Asia to follow. The Z8, a complete entertainment center, ...

dateJul 03, 2007 in Consumer & Gadgets
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High-performance energy storage

North Carolina State University physicists have recently deduced a way to improve high-energy-density capacitors so that they can store up to seven times as much energy per unit volume than the common capacitor.

dateJul 03, 2007 in General Physics
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Study focuses on bats' hibernation periods

A U.S. researcher is questioning the conventional theory that bats should maximize their hibernation periods when no insects are available to eat.

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Simple Magnet Can Control Color of Liquid

University of California, Riverside nanotechnologists have succeeded in controlling the color of very small particles of iron oxide suspended in water simply by applying an external magnetic field to the solution. The discovery ...

dateJul 03, 2007 in Nanophysics
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Domestic cat's 'five lives' could help save wild relatives

All domestic cats are descended from at least five common ancestors from the Near East, Oxford University scientists and their collaborators have discovered. The new research, published in this week’s Science, also suggests ...

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