Start of Recession in New York State Signaled by UB Researchers

(PhysOrg.com) -- Although no official determination has been made about whether New York State or the U.S. is in the midst of a recession, researchers from the University at Buffalo's Center of Human Capital believe New York ...

Fujitsu to Release New Energy-Efficient 500 GB 2.5'' HDD Models

Fujitsu Limited today announced that it has developed two new 500 GB 2.5" hard disk drive (HDD) models that feature a rotational speed of 5,400 RPM and deliver industry-leading levels of energy efficiency. The MJA2 BH series ...

Dusty Shock Waves Generate Planet Ingredients

(PhysOrg.com) -- Shock waves around dusty, young stars might be creating the raw materials for planets, according to new observations from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope.

Visiontac Rolls Out VGPS-900 GPS Data Logger

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Visiontac VGPS-900 features the world´s first GPS with MicroSD support, voice recording, and Spy Mode. This GPS device records the following GPS parameters: Date, Time, Latitude, Longitude, Altitude, ...

NASA Begins Hunt for New Meteor Showers

It started out as a normal day. NASA astronomer and meteor expert Bill Cooke woke up, dressed, and went to his office at the Marshall Space Flight Center. Colleagues greeted him as usual, there was no hum of excitement.

Online tools help students search for meaning

(PhysOrg.com) -- With universities storing ever more teaching resources online, how do students and tutors find what they need? European researchers have devised novel ways to classify and locate teaching materials – and ...

Shedding light on ancient oceans

(PhysOrg.com) -- There's a powerful source of energy humming away inside a laboratory at the University of Alberta. The energy is ultra-violet light, and it packs the same spectrum of rays that kept this planet lifeless for ...

Reducing consumption key to a sustainable future

(PhysOrg.com) -- Based on then ground-breaking modelling, the forecasts of global ecological and economic collapse by mid-century contained in the controversial 1972 book; The Limits to Growth, are still ‘on-track’ according ...

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