Phoenix Mars Lander Delivers Soil Sample to Microscope

NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander sprinkled a spoonful of Martian soil Wednesday onto the sample wheel of the spacecraft's robotic microscope station, images received early Thursday confirmed.

Samsung Introduces 90-Nanometer High Performance Smart Card IC

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a leader in advanced semiconductor technology, announced today its 90-nanometer smart card IC with high data storage capacity for subscriber identity module (SIM) cards and mobile TV applications. ...

NXP Launches The World’s Fastest Cellular Modem

NXP Semiconductors, the independent semiconductor company founded by Philips, today announced the world's fastest high-bandwidth cellular soft modem - Nexperia Cellular System Solution PNX6910. Powered by NXP's Embedded Vector ...

Mysterious mountain dino may be a new species

A partial dinosaur skeleton unearthed in 1971 from a remote British Columbia site is the first ever found in Canadian mountains and may represent a new species, according to a recent examination by a University of Alberta ...

Vision sensors keep their eye on the ball at Euro 2008

The silky skills of Europe’s top footballers will not be the only eye catcher this summer as the movement of the fans themselves fall under the watchful gaze of state-of-the-art video surveillance.

Breaking new boundaries

A team led by scientists at the Universities of Bristol and Cambridge has developed an exciting new technique which may lead to a greater understanding of how drugs get in and out of the cells in our bodies. The method identifies ...

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