'Nano skins' show promise as flexible electronic devices

A team of researchers has developed a new process to make flexible, conducting 'nano skins' for a variety of applications, from electronic paper to sensors for detecting chemical and biological agents. The materials, which ...

ICT gets a boost in Indian budget 2006

Even as the country's software and biotechnology sectors have expressed "disappointment" over the 2006 budget announced by India's Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday, many in the IT industry are elated over the attention ...

Beware of eBay deadbeats, author warns

Imagine buying vintage Spiderman comics for $16,000 and receiving instead, a box of printer paper or losing a whopping $27,000 in purchasing a big rig that didn't exist in the first place. These are just many of the online ...

Brain's memory storing is studied

University of California-Irvine scientists have identified the neural activity that occurs when the brain "sets the stage" for retaining a memory.

Med students to study dinosaur ailments

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is launching a unique program to teach medical students the evolutionary history of humans and animals.

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