Cassini Finishes Saturnian Doubleheader

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Cassini spacecraft completed its double flyby this week, swinging by Saturn's moons Titan and Dione with no maneuver in between. The spacecraft has beamed back stunning raw images of fractured terrain ...

Why Is My Internet Slow?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Most people don't understand how their broadband Internet connection works, they just know when it doesn't. When that happens, they do one of two things: consult the tech wizard in their house, or call their ...

Berkeley Lab Scientists Create 'Molecular Paper' (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Berkeley Lab scientists have created "molecular paper," the largest two-dimensional polymer crystal self-assembled in water to date. This entirely new sheet material is made of peptoids, engineered polymers ...

Java designer resigns from Oracle

Former Sun Microsystems technology executive James Gosling, designer of the popular Java computer programming language, has resigned following Sun's takeover by Oracle.

New material is a breakthrough in magnetism

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from Imperial College London have created a structure that acts like a single pole of a magnet, a feat that has evaded scientists for decades. The researchers say their new Nature Physics study ...

iPad name giving Apple heartache in Brazil

For most of the world, the iPad is seen as a spiffy new tablet computer worthy of fawning adoration, but in Brazil the device is capable of jolting hearts -- literally.

Google adds a touch of Microsoft to applications

(AP) -- Google has upgraded its online package of word processing and spreadsheet programs so they work even more like the Microsoft applications with which they're competing.

Scientists find key to gene that promotes cancer metastasis

The molecular machinery that switches on a gene known to cause breast cancer to spread and invade other organs has been identified by an international team led by scientists at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer ...

The shell makes the difference

(PhysOrg.com) -- Contrast echography is a commonly used medical imaging technique that is used to show up abnormal blood circulation in organs and tumours. The method makes use of ultrasound and a contrast agent containing ...

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