U.S. neutron source facility sets records

U.S. scientists are excited with the accomplishments achieved during the first nine months of operations at the Spallation Neutron Source facility.

'Do-it-alls versus specialists' studied

A U.S. consumer research scientist says people perceive products that emphasize a single feature as being more effective than those with multiple features.

Disposable uranium ion detector developed

U.S. scientists have developed a disposable sensor for detecting hazardous uranium ions with a sensitivity rivaling more sophisticated lab instruments.

Hubble astronauts begin training

The U.S. astronauts selected for the next servicing mission to the Hubble Space Telescope are beginning their training this week.

SanDisk Introduces 4GB micro SDHC

SanDisk today introduced a 4-gigabyte microSD High Capacity (SDHC) card —the largest capacity of the world’s smallest removable flash memory card.

Building a Molecular Computer Chip

For Dr. Jerry Bernholc, a trip to Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is like a suburbanite’s trek to Costco. Bulk consumption is the name of the game.

Love Bugs: Breakthrough Study of Cockroach Sex

Wanted: Mature males looking for a good time. Must have all six legs, strong antennae and love city life. Proclivity to procreate a must. Apply at crack in the bathroom wall, apartment 8B.

Researcher seeks 'missing piece' in climate change models

To most people, soil is just dirt. But to microbiologists, it is a veritable zoo of bacteria, fungi and nematodes. It's also a vast carbon dioxide factory. As these microorganisms consume carbon-based materials found in soil, ...

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