Archive: 11/11/2005

Fluids race through nearly frictionless carbon nanotubes

Within the cells of our bodies, fluids flow rapidly through miniscule, nearly frictionless, protein channels. Until now, human-made nanoscale structures have not been able to mimic those same speeds because the fluids flow ...

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Theodore Puck, genome pioneer, dies at 89

Theodore Puck, the Denver scientist who was a pioneer in studying the human genome and founded the Eleanor Roosevelt Institute, has died at age 89.

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Scientists to Test Toxicity of Nanomaterials

Materials science is getting small – on the order of the atomic scale. Fibers, spheres, crystals and films 1,000 times thinner than human hair hold the promise of producing faster cars and planes, more powerful computers ...

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IBM 3D TV

International Business Machines, a worldwide leader in technology innovation, has announced a new and affordable 3D video system that works with normal DLP (Digital Light Processing) televisions. Before now, 3D video systems ...

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Russia predicts further telecom growth

Russia's telecom sector is expected to continue its steady growth relative to the country's GDP, Telecommunications Minister Leonid Reiman said Friday.

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Study: Past global warming altered forests

The concept of Pennsylvania palmettos and magnolias in Minnesota may not be too far-fetched in view of research by a University of Florida paleontologist.

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