Archive: 12/10/2005

Engineers build DNA 'nanotowers' with enzyme tools

Duke engineers have added a new construction tool to their bio-nanofabrication toolbox. Using an enzyme called TdTase, engineers can vertically extend short DNA chains attached to nanometer-sized gold plates. This advance ...

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Scientists look at global sea level rise

Scientists from nine nations are involved in the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program's Tahiti Sea Level Expedition, investigating global sea level increases.

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US remains worst spamming nation

Security firm Sophos Inc. has published today its latest report on the top twelve spam relaying countries over the last six months. Beating China and South Korea, the United States is still the superpower of spam.

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The Web: Industry dismisses U.N. control

Legal experts say that despite much caterwauling, the United Nations is unlikely to emerge as the next power broker of the Internet, and U.S. companies, which created cyberspace, are likely to retain their dominant role there. ...

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Vidcasting market set to grow

The next Internet revolution may just begin at home on an almost non-existent budget. Over the past year, vidcasting, or video-on-demand broadcasts, have gained popularity across the Internet and are poised to become the ...

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